Bill to Grant Afghan Evacuees a Path to Residency Hits Snags

WASHINGTON — On the lawn outside the Capitol this week, the flags of two countries flew in a silent protest: America’s and Afghanistan’s from before it fell to the Taliban.

Beside them stood supporters of Afghans who had risked their lives to help Americans during the decades-long war in Afghanistan — as translators, drivers and fixers — and had to flee the country last year when U.S. forces withdrew. About 82,000 were evacuated to the United States, but since then most have been…

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