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Noah Coburn - Special Immigrants Visa Program and Challenges in the Middle East
Episode 14224th June 2021 • Immigration Nerds • Erickson Immigration Group
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Noah Coburn is an Anthropologist Professor at Bennington College and author of “Bazaar Politics: Power and Pottery in an Afghan Market Town”. He focuses on political structures and violence in the Middle East and Central Asia.

We discuss:

o   His background and how he first became interested in political structures and violence in the Middle East and Central Asia

o   The history and current state of the Special Immigrant Visa, and how it pertains to Afghanistan

o   How the U.S. troop withdrawal will impact immigration from Afghanistan and the SIV

o   Policy proposals and improvements to this system

 

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