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Spain regrets the death of the photographer David Gilkey and his interpreter Zabihulla Tamanna
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American NPR Photographer, Interpreter Killed in Afghan Ambush

They died in an ambush yesterday while on assignment in southern Afghanistan . The NPR team, including Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman and producer Monika Evstatieva, had just spent several days with coalition troops, including USA special ... Equilibrio Informativo, 1 month ago

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Afghan interpreters 'betrayed'

The Taliban in Afghanistan are targeting frontline interpreters who worked with British and US forces. Many of these translators have reached out to the governments of the UK and the US for help but say they have been rejected. The BBC's Sana ...
 BBC1 month ago Afghan interpreters 'betrayed' by UK and US  BBC1 month ago
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Boost in Afghan visas blocked in Senate

An agreement to increase the number of visas for Afghan interpreters fell apart in the Senate on Thursday. Lawmakers tried to include in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) a deal to increase the number of visas for Afghans who served ...
 The Hill1 month ago Senate fight brews over Afghan visas  The Hill1 month ago Overnight Defense: Pentagon denies troops on Syrian front lines | Senators push for more Afghan visas  The Hill2 months ago McCain to 'Shame' Senators Over Afghan, Iraqi Visas  Roll Call Online2 months ago

Thousands of Afghan Interpreters Wait for Visas as Congress Squabbles

The Special Immigrant Visa program faces a severe backlog and possible closure. Farid had been an interpreter for the U.S. military for only a few months when he was on a night patrol in late 2010. He was one of two interpreters riding in the back ...
 US News & World Report3 weeks ago Congress & Afghan Interpreters Immigrant Program  GlobalSecurity.org4 weeks ago US Lawmakers Vow to Continue Immigrant Program for Afghan Interpreters  VOA News1 month ago

Sweden Deserts Afghan Interpreters Despite Death Threats From Taliban

For its mission inMazar-i-Sharif innorthern Afghanistan, Sweden hired around40 Afghan interpreters. Half ofthem were rewarded withresidence permits and flew toSweden withtheir families. Yet the other half, who forsome reason received no such ...
 Sputnik3 weeks ago

John McCain Funds Afghan Immigration With Veterans Paychecks

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain has backed a visa program for Afghani interpreters and their relatives that's funded by imposing higher costs on U.S. military veterans health care costs, according to an immigration ...
 Breitbart.com1 month ago Senate panel passes bill that would create 4K visas for Afghans  The Hill4 weeks ago Senate: Women Must Register for Draft  Equilibrio Informativo1 month ago Should women register for the draft? Senate votes yes  Equilibrio Informativo1 month ago

Former Australian soldiers fight to get Afghan interpreter a visa

Former Australian soldiers are fighting to get a visa for an Afghan interpreter who was left behind in Afghanistan and fears for his life, after he failed a US Defense Department character test. Key points: Afghan interpreter worked with ...
 ABC Online1 month ago
Huffington Post

Senate Fails To Secure Visas For Afghan Interpreters Who Risked Their Lives For U.S. Troops

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan attempt to secure thousands of visas for Afghan interpreters who risked their lives to assist American troops in the war in Afghanistan stalled on Tuesday, when the Senate passed a version of the massive defense spending ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

Bid to save visa program for Afghan allies blocked in Senate

An amendment to the defense bill that would preserve the U.S. refugee program for endangered Afghan military interpreters was blocked from a vote in the Senate late last week, prompting outrage from advocacy groups and military veterans. The ...
 LocalNews7.com1 month ago McCain Lends Weight to Visa Programme for Afghans  Daily Outlook1 month ago Senators IntroduceBipartisan Amendment to Preserve Afghan Visa Program  Free Beacon2 months ago
The Telegraph UK

Afghan interpreters lose court appeal for British assistance

Two Afghan interpreters who risked their lives working for British forces have lost their High Court challenge to gain access to a government assistance scheme. Ruling judges, according to RT online, said the policy, which denies the pair access to the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Afghan interpreter asks 'how many more must die' as he loses High Court fight  The Telegraph UK2 months ago
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