Morning Jolt: The Americans Joe Biden Left Behind

On the menu today: Gathering the stories of American citizens and green-card holders who are still trapped in Afghanistan, and a correction.

Who Are the Americans Still in Afghanistan?

The New York Times reports that "at least hundreds of U.S. citizens and potentially thousands of green card holders . . . are stranded in Afghanistan."

For obvious reasons, news organizations are not eager to report the full names and locations of Americans and green-card holders in Afghanistan. There's no need to make the Taliban's work easier.

Right now, somewhere in Afghanistan, there's a U.S. green-card holder who was living in Maryland earlier this year. He had worked with the Americans, done excellent work, and qualified for a green card. Green-card holders are granted authorization to live and work in the U.S. on a permanent basis. They're often on the ...

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WITH JIM GERAGHTY September 01 2021
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The Americans Joe Biden Left Behind

On the menu today: Gathering the stories of American citizens and green-card holders who are still trapped in Afghanistan, and a correction.

Who Are the Americans Still in Afghanistan?

The New York Times reports that "at least hundreds of U.S. citizens and potentially thousands of green card holders . . . are stranded in Afghanistan."

For obvious reasons, news organizations are not eager to report the full names and locations of Americans and green-card holders in Afghanistan. There's no need to make the Taliban's work easier.

Right now, somewhere in Afghanistan, there's a U.S. green-card holder who was living in Maryland earlier this year. He had worked with the Americans, done excellent work, and qualified for a green card. Green-card holders are granted authorization to live and work in the U.S. on a permanent basis. They're often on the ...   READ MORE

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