Some Afghans evacuated from Kabul struggle to find help in U.S.

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  • Thursday, 09 Sep 2021

Fahima, 30, a refugee from Afghanistan who fled Kabul in late August and is now staying with her sister, who has lived in the United States for several years, sits in her sister's apartment in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S. September 3, 2021. Picture taken September 3, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) - After Fahima, 30, stepped off a plane at Dulles international airport in Virginia on Aug. 26th, she asked an immigration official what would happen to her next. He shrugged, she said, and told her to find a lawyer.

Like many among the thousands of Afghans who were hurriedly evacuated by the U.S. military from Afghanistan last month, Fahima is now facing an uncertain future in the United States.

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