Latest "Afghan Refugees" stories
After months of publicity and a bipartisan congressional effort to request a pardon from the president, Abdul Wasi Safi could be set free.
By Allison P. Erickson, The Texas Tribune
Abdul Wasi Safi, a former officer in the Afghan National Security Forces, was arrested at the U.S. southern border after fleeing the Taliban.
The Afghan Adjustment Act would allow Afghans who came to the U.S. during the Afghanistan evacuation to be re-vetted and apply for a permanent status.
After risking his life to fight alongside U.S. troops and a harrowing journey to escape the Taliban only to be arrested at the Texas border.
By Allison P. Erickson