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By Mike Cerre
The San Francisco bay area has the largest Afghan population in the US, making it an obvious place to resettle Afghan refugees. But it also has one of the country’s most expensive and competitive housing markets. Special correspondent Mike Cerre…
By Nick Schifrin
Thousands of Afghan refugees are now in the process of settling into American life following their evacuation from Afghanistan when the Taliban took control of the country in August. Those refugees are mostly scattered among eight military bases around the…
The swift fall of the Afghan government to the Taliban and the refugee crisis in the conflict-torn nation is a painful reminder to many Vietnamese-Americans, many of whom were forced to leave their nation after Saigon fell in 1975. Special…
By Ali Rogin, Layla Quran
An international commercial flight took off from the Kabul airport Thursday for the first since the Taliban seized the country. On the evacuation flight were 200 foreigners, among them Americans. But they leave behind a country in a humanitarian crisis.
The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan continues as the group announced leaders of a "caretaker" government Tuesday. Meanwhile, the U.S. secretaries of state and defense were in the Gulf region, in Qatar, where the American evacuation mission is headquartered, and the…
To learn more about the men leading the new Taliban government in Afghanstan, Judy Woodruff speaks to Ahmed Rashid, a journalist and author of "Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia," and Douglas London, who had a 34-year…
By Ali Rogin
A senior State Department official confirmed the United States evacuated four Americans from Afghanistan and relocated them to a nearby country in the first known U.S. overland extraction since the August 31 withdrawal deadline. As Ali Rogin reports, that comes…
By Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
Many Vietnamese, Lao, Hmong, and Cambodian Americans see their own families’ journeys to America in the voyage Afghans are making now.
Even before the U.S. left Afghanistan, many of the 38 million people who live there were in dire need. Now, with the Taliban in charge, the job of aid groups is much harder. An unknown future awaits the tens of…
By Gabrielle Hays, Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado, Courtney Vinopal
There are some 132,000 immigrants from Afghanistan living in the U.S., and many fear for their family and friends back home following the Taliban's takeover of the country. PBS NewsHour spoke with Afghan Americans about what it's been like to…
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