The teenagers on the Afghan girls national soccer team lean on each other as they adjust to a new life in Portugal, where they fled after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.
India's Rabindranath Tagore was the first nonwhite writer to win the Nobel Prize in literature. His 1892 story, "The Kabuliwala," fostered empathy for migrants and refugees. It still resonates today.
Sharbat Gula arrived in Italy as part of the West's evacuation effort, Italy's government said Thursday. Premier Mario Draghi's office said Italy organized her evacuation after she asked for help.
Thousands of recent Afghan refugees are still living on military bases as resettlement agencies struggle to find affordable housing. Some, like Zahra Yagana, are finding help in unexpected places.
President Biden put former Delaware Gov. Jack Markell in charge of helping connect federal agencies resettling Afghan refugees with state and local officials, and private sector groups.
Northern Virginia is home to one of the largest Afghan communities in the U.S., making it a prime destination for new arrivals. One refugee organization is scrambling to prepare.
From the moment Saleema Rehman was born, her father believed she was destined to be a doctor. Now she is the winner of a top U.N. award for her work helping displaced women in Pakistan.
Oklahoma is welcoming more Afghan refugees than any state besides California and Texas. The state Republican party opposes it, but elected GOP leaders are defying it and eager to help new arrivals.
Some 5,000 refugees and migrants are in Serbia, trying to reach European Union countries. With EU leaders fearing an influx of refugees, "Serbia is in a difficult position," says a refugees' advocate.
The service member said male evacuees staying at the Doña Ana County Range Complex in New Mexico assaulted her, according to local reports.
The Taliban beat him for being Hazara. He spent his life savings to smuggle his family to Turkey — climbing over its border wall — to find a community of Afghans that helps each other get settled.
Many Afghans who worked for the U.S. government in Afghanistan end up doing gig work or other low-wage jobs in America, even when they come with language and professional skills.
A new NPR/Ipsos poll shows unusually wide support for resettling Afghans allies. Even many Republicans who favor tighter controls on immigration say the U.S. should help those who fled the Taliban.
Here's what it's like at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, where many of the tens of thousands of Afghans evacuated from Kabul over the past few weeks are awaiting travel to the United States.
Refugee resettlement organizations are scrambling to prepare for an influx of Afghan refugees as the U.S. works to process the thousands seeking asylum.