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Afghan Resettlement: Challenges & Opportunities

Fazal Muzhary | Kelsey Norman

Afghan Resettlement: Challenges & Opportunities.

By Ana Martin Gil, Fazal Muzhary and Kelsey Norman

Following the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan last summer, the world witnessed one of the largest and most rapid humanitarian evacuation missions in U.S. history. Since then, Afghan evacuees have faced numerous challenges in seeking resettlement in the United States. This brief explores those challenges as well as the benefits of resettlement for Afghan refugees and host communities alike.