A year after the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, one refugee living in Atlanta reflects on what happened.
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.
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.
CNN's senior director of operations describes how the Western media outlet scrambled to get its crew and Afghan colleagues out of Kabul. GPB's Riley Bunch reports.
Scenes of violence in Afghanistan triggered painful memories for Hossein Mahrammi and his family. He says starting a new life in the U.S. wasn't easy but they've embraced the culture and customs here.
Aid groups say there's an urgent need for housing for tens of thousands refugees from Afghanistan as they begin to resettle around the world.
While the fate of many desperate Afghans remains uncertain, some will find their way out to become refugees in the United States and here in Georgia. Our panel looked at the complicated regulations that may pose a barrier for helping those looking to escape to America, and at the political implications of accepting refugees.
The Pentagon has set a goal of evacuating 9,000 people a day from the country. Those coming to the U.S. need assistance, as do those remaining in Afghanistan.
About 80% of those affected by the Taliban offensive are women and children, according to the U.N. The situation has "all the hallmarks of a humanitarian catastrophe," one official said.