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Recent articles by Matthew:

U.S. expands Afghan refugee program as Taliban violence rises

The Biden administration on Monday expanded its efforts to assist at-risk Afghan citizens flee Taliban violence as fighting intensifies ahead of the U.S. military pullout at the end of the month. → Read More

US expands Afghan refugee program as Taliban violence rises

Nevertheless, the State Department said the move means that “many thousands” of Afghans and their immediate families will now have the opportunity to be permanently resettled in the U.S. as refugees. → Read More

U.S. to bring in more Afghan refugees as Taliban advance continues

The “Priority 2” category for Afghans within the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program is for Afghans and their immediate families who “may be at risk due to their U.S. affiliation." → Read More

U.S. expands Afghan refugee program as Taliban violence spikes

The Biden administration is expanding efforts to evacuate at-risk Afghan citizens from Afghanistan as Taliban violence grows and U.S. troops withdraw. → Read More

US expands Afghan refugee program, citing Taliban violence

The U.S. is expanding its efforts to evacuate at-risk Afghan citizens amid Taliban violence, now including aid workers, journalists and others. → Read More

US expands Afghan refugee program, citing Taliban violence

The U.S. is expanding its efforts to evacuate at-risk Afghan citizens amid Taliban violence, now including aid workers, journalists and others. → Read More

Citing Taliban violence, US expands Afghan refugee program

The State Department said it is widening the scope of Afghans eligible for refugee status in United States to include current and former employees of U.S.-based news organizations, U.S.-based aid and development agencies and other relief groups that receive U.S. funding. → Read More

Citing Taliban violence, US expands Afghan refugee program

The State Department said it is widening the scope of Afghans eligible for refugee status in United States to include current and former employees of U.S.-based news organizations, U.S.-based aid and development agencies and other relief groups that receive U.S. funding. → Read More

Citing Taliban violence, US expands Afghan refugee program

The State Department said it is widening the scope of Afghans eligible for refugee status in United States to include current and former employees of U.S.-based news organizations, U.S.-based aid and development agencies and other relief groups that receive U.S. funding. → Read More

Citing Taliban violence, US expands Afghan refugee program

The State Department said it is widening the scope of Afghans eligible for refugee status in United States to include current and former employees of U.S.-based news organizations, U.S.-based aid and development agencies and other relief groups that receive U.S. funding. → Read More

Citing Taliban violence, US expands Afghan refugee program

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Monday expanded its efforts to evacuate at-risk Afghan citizens from Afghanistan as Taliban violence increases ahead there of the U. S. military pullout at the end of the month. The State Department said it is widening the scope of Afghans eligible for refugee status in the United States to include current and former employees of U. S. -based news… → Read More

Citing Taliban violence, U.S. expands Afghan refugee program

The Biden administration on Monday expanded its efforts to evacuate at-risk Afghan citizens from Afghanistan as Taliban violence increases ahead there of the U.S. military pullout at the end of the month. → Read More

First evacuation flight brings 221 Afghans, many kids, to US

The first flight evacuating Afghans who worked alongside Americans in Afghanistan has brought more than 200 people to new lives in the United States → Read More

More than 200 Afghans arrive in US on 1st evacuation flight

More than 200 people have arrived in the United States on the first evacuation flight for Afghans who worked alongside Americans in Afghanistan → Read More

200 interpreters, families who helped American troops evacuate Afghanistan, arrive in US

More than 200 people have arrived in the United States on the first evacuation flight for Afghans who worked alongside Americans. → Read More

'Welcome home': First US evacuation flight brings 200 Afghans to new homes

The evacuation flights are meant to resettle former translators and others in fear of retaliation from the Taliban because of the work they did with American service members and civilians. → Read More

'Welcome home': First US evacuation flight brings 200 Afghans to new homes

The evacuation flights are meant to resettle former translators and others in fear of retaliation from the Taliban because of the work they did with American service members and civilians. → Read More

'Welcome home': First US evacuation flight brings 200 Afghans to new homes

The evacuation flights are meant to resettle former translators and others in fear of retaliation from the Taliban because of the work they did with American service members and civilians. → Read More

'Welcome home': First US evacuation flight brings 200 Afghans to new homes

The evacuation flights are meant to resettle former translators and others in fear of retaliation from the Taliban because of the work they did with American service members and civilians. → Read More

'Welcome home': First US evacuation flight brings 200 Afghans to new homes

The evacuation flights are meant to resettle former translators and others in fear of retaliation from the Taliban because of the work they did with American service members and civilians. → Read More