Census Bureau data show the number of foreign-born people rose by nearly a million in 2022 after years of little growth. Experts say the increase coincides with a gradual reboot of legal immigration.
As Kabul fell to the Taliban in 2021, a teenager got separated from his family at the airport and wound up on a plane without them. He's been living on his own in the U.S.
A year after the U.S. withdrawal, tens of thousands of applicants remain stuck in the backlog of the Special Immigrant Visa program, designed to help those who served the U.S. overseas.
Afghan refugees have left their first destination in the U.S.: military bases. Now they're resettling in communities around the country. But finding affordable housing makes the transition difficult.
In only a matter of days, the lives of an Afghan family changed forever. After the Taliban took control of Kabul, they were forced to start over in a foreign country.
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.