Staggering Number of U.S. Green-Card Holders Stranded in Afghanistan

Article author: 
Jim Geraghty
Article publisher: 
National Review
Article date: 
November 3, 2021
Article category: 
National News
Medium
Article Body: 

The State Department believes that as many as 14,000 legal permanent residents of the U.S. remain in Afghanistan, 77 days after President Biden pledged that, “If there are American citizens left, we’re going to stay until we get them all out”...

Because it cannot be emphasized enough, President Biden told ABC News unequivocally on August 19 that the U.S. would not leave any Americans stranded in Afghanistan: “If there are American citizens left, we’re going to stay until we get them all out.”...

Seventy-seven days later, there are still American citizens and U.S. green-card holders trapped in Afghanistan — including two dozen American schoolchildren:...

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