Afghan Refugees

Trump Wants Refugees Who Can 'Successfully Assimilate'

The 70-page proposal from the Trump Administration takes a sharp turn from a long-held belief that refugees should be sheltered if they face a fear of persecution. The proposal asks to prioritize refugees with a high chance for "successful assimilation" into American culture.

Afghanistan's Other Refugee Crisis

Reports of intensified harassment have fed suspicions that Pakistan is pushing out long-term refugees in what could be the the world's largest forced migration.

The Life of Afghan Refugees in Tehran

Thousands of Afghans fled their country in the war with Soviets and landed in makeshift camps in Iran where they still reside today.