Afghan evacuees begin resettlement in U.S.

Afghan evacuees begin resettlement in U.S.

The Biden administration has started relocating thousands of Afghan evacuees from U.S. military facilities to communities across the country. CBS News immigration reporter Camilo Montoya-Galvez joins CBSN to discuss more. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring…

Afghan evacuees begin resettlement in the U.S.

Afghan evacuees begin resettlement in the U.S.

The U.S. has started relocating and resettling thousands of Afghan evacuees in communities across the nation. CBS News immigration reporter Camilo Montoya-Galvez joins CBSN AM to discuss the process and where the refugees are settling. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7…

State Department policies exclude U.S. citizens' family members

State Department policies exclude U.S. citizens’ family members

CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge joined “Red and Blue” to discuss the latest in Afghanistan, and U.S. policies surrounding Americans still in the country. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available…

LGBTQ community in Afghanistan fears persecution

LGBTQ community in Afghanistan fears persecution

LGBTQ people in Afghanistan live in fear, worried they will be persecuted and killed by the Taliban. Kimahli Powell, executive director of Rainbow Railroad, talks with CBSN’s Tanya Rivero about the crisis and what his organization is doing to help.…

Helping Afghan evacuees adjust after resettling in the U.S.

Helping Afghan evacuees adjust after resettling in the U.S.

Thousands of Afghans who helped the U.S. throughout the war in Afghanistan, along with their families, are now being resettled in America. Warrior Rising is an organization working to help them adjust to their new life and build a future.…

Blinken tells Senate that U.S. did everything it could ahead of Afghanistan withdrawal

Blinken tells Senate that U.S. did everything it could ahead of Afghanistan withdrawal

Secretary of State Antony Blinken testified Tuesday before Senate lawmakers, facing bipartisan frustration over how the Biden administration conducted the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, CBS News’ Skyler Henry reports. Anthony Cordesman, emeritus chair in strategy at the Center for Strategic…

What to expect from Secretary of State Blinken's congressional testimony about Afghanistan

What to expect from Secretary of State Blinken’s congressional testimony about Afghanistan

Secretary of State Antony Blinken testifies on Capitol Hill this week about the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan and the chaos that followed. Bradley Bowman, senior director of the Center On Military and Political Power at the Foundation For Defense…

"Tens of thousands" of Afghans still trying to flee country, human rights group says

“Tens of thousands” of Afghans still trying to flee country, human rights group says

Government officials in Doha, Qatar, said they’ve been working closely with the Taliban to reopen the airport in the Afghan capital of Kabul in the next few days. That could mean a resumption of humanitarian flights for Afghan civilians holding…

U.S. effort to resettle Afghan evacuees faces major hurdles

U.S. effort to resettle Afghan evacuees faces major hurdles

The Biden administration’s plan to resettle tens of thousands of Afghan refugees is facing formidable operational and legal challenges. CBS News immigration reporter Camilo Montoya-Galvez joins “CBSN AM” to talk about his latest reporting. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital…

Biden defends Afghanistan evacuation mission amid criticism

Biden defends Afghanistan evacuation mission amid criticism

President Biden defended evacuation efforts in Afghanistan after the last U.S. service member left Kabul, ending 20 years of war. Critics on both sides of the aisle have said the administration mishandled the troop withdrawal, but the commander in chief…