Lilian Alba

vice president of immigrant and refugee services for the International Institute of Los Angeles

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Lilian Alba on KCRW

President Biden said on Tuesday that the U.S. and its partners have airlifted 100,000 Afghans out of their country, as American troops have left the 20-year war there.

This Afghan refugee feels at home in LA, but misses some family members left behind in Kabul

President Biden said on Tuesday that the U.S. and its partners have airlifted 100,000 Afghans out of their country, as American troops have left the 20-year war there.

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Millions of Syrians have been displaced since the civil war began there more than five years ago, and what to do with them has been at the top of the list for policymakers.

Why has LA resettled only 136 Syrian refugees?

Millions of Syrians have been displaced since the civil war began there more than five years ago, and what to do with them has been at the top of the list for policymakers.

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