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Exclusive: Denver-Based United Airlines Employees Share Missions To Help Afghanistan Refugees

CBS News 22 Sep 2021
For the first time since helping evacuate more than 130,000 refugees from Afghanistan, some of those who were called upon to help get the refugees to the United States are sharing their stories ... “But, once I started speaking with them and hearing their stories, it really touched me.” ... I was able to communicate those skills with the refugees.”.
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Catholic parish makes plans to sponsor Afghan refugee family

Billings Gazette 22 Sep 2021
Patrick and Immaculate Conception churches is taking the required steps to sponsor an Afghan refugee family for resettlement in Butte ... "I grew up listening to her stories of all that she had lost, and all that she had received as a refugee," he said ... She suggested contacting a faith-based organization, Home for Refugees.
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‘Flee’ Is a Riveting Animated Documentary About an Afghan Refugee

New York Observer 22 Sep 2021
Art director Jess Nicholls re-creates his subtle glances off-camera, as his doubts about revealing himself and his painful story come to the fore ... An unfortunately timely film, Flee uses animation primarily to sharpen the dangerous edges of its refugee story, and to capture the devastating physical and emotional toll of never-ending war.
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Witness to Korean Miracle Evacuation

Korea Times 22 Sep 2021
I recently read an excellent story carried in the New York Times that compared the Afghanistan refugee evacuation to our part in saving almost 100,000 civilians from the North Korean port of Hungnam at Christmastime, 1950 ... saving more than 14,000 refugees on that single voyage.
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Morning Briefing: September 22, 2021

Emporia Gazette 22 Sep 2021
Here are our top stories from yesterday. ... Top national stories.. 'We were them.' Vietnamese Americans help Afghan refugees ... .
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott applauded border enforcement for a miles-long 'steel barrier' of vehicles deterring ...

Business Insider 22 Sep 2021
Thousands of refugees seeking to enter the US are camped underneath a bridge in Del Rio, Texas. See more stories on Insider's business page ... Thousands of Haitian refugees are camped underneath a bridge in Del Rio, Texas - a border town of around 35,000 on the about 150 miles west of San Antonio ... Some are decrying the situation as inhumane and cruel.
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Seven female Afghan taekwondo athletes resettle in Australia

HJ News 22 Sep 2021
Australian Taekwondo’s chief executive Heather Garriock said Wednesday the women are completing quarantine this week ... ×. Advertisement ... Story continues below video. “Craig is a passionate advocate for multiculturalism and refugees, so it was only natural that he was the first person I contacted to discuss what needed to happen," Garriock said.
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Trending OTT News Today: Aakashavaani trailer is mysterious, Ek Thi Begum 2 trailer is gripping, Bhoot Police continue to rule and more

Bollywood Life 22 Sep 2021
By Russel D'Silva Published. September 22, 2021 5.32 AM IST ... Also Read - From Ranbir Kapoor to Ranveer Singh ... Saif Ali Khan-Arjun Kapoor's Bhoot Police continues to rule ... Ek Thi Begum 2 trailer ... Lock’d IN trailer ... Read the full story here. Refugee, Jab We Met, Chameli and more movies every Bebo fan can binge-watch on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Zee5 ... .
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Officials: Many Haitian migrants are being released in US

HJ News 22 Sep 2021
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S ... official who put the figure in the thousands ... ×. Advertisement ... A second U.S ... Ebrard said most of the Haitians already had refugee status in Chile or Brazil and weren’t seeking it in Mexico. Story continues below video.
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Officials: Many migrants from border camp staying in US

HJ News 22 Sep 2021
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S ... official who put the figure in the thousands ... ×. Advertisement ... A second U.S ... Ebrard said most of the Haitians already had refugee status in Chile or Brazil and weren’t seeking it in Mexico. Story continues below video.
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Catholic Charities seeks volunteers to help 49 Afghan refugees resettle in Baton Rouge

The Advocate 21 Sep 2021
“Some of the most passionate advocates we have to assist refugees are veterans in this city who have reached out to us with very powerful stories and shared with us what the Afghans did for them, and they feel that they owe it back to the Afghans and want to know how they can ...
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Mattress Firm to Donate $50,000 in Grants to Support Refugees from Afghanistan

Tyler Morning Telegraph 21 Sep 2021
21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mattress Firm, the nation's largest mattress specialty retailer, today announced a pledge to donate three grants totaling $50,000 and 450 mattresses to support resettlement efforts for Afghan refugees in Houston, Austin, Dallas and around the country ... The Refugee Services of Texas ... Recent Stories You Might Have Missed.
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From fear-mongering about asylum seekers at the border to preemptively accusing Afghan refugees of terrorism, ...

Business Insider 21 Sep 2021
As we welcome Afghan refugees, fear-mongering language instead of policy debate only causes harm ... See more stories on Insider's business page ... The way powerful people talk, loudly and openly, about refugees isn't just untrue or cynical; it's putting lives in danger - from Afghan refugees to asylum-seekers on the border - in a very real way.
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ABQ City Council OKs zero-fare bus program

Albuquerque Journal 21 Sep 2021
Speakers included the associate director with Catholic Charities’ refugee support program, who related stories from refugees who’d been laughed at or scared about being late for work when they boarded without enough money ... Rides were already free for certain groups, including students 25 and younger, and people 60 and older ... .
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Museum Of The Year winner announced

Belfast Telegraph 21 Sep 2021
Over the last year, it has also worked with NHS staff on a project, Art for Life, with the aim of helping to understand the impact of Covid-19 on mental health and with refugees to bring their stories to a wider audience ... artists to NHS staff to local families and refugee groups.
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