Accuracy in Media

State Dept Walks Back Afghan Visa Rules after Outcry

Well…sounded like the State Department didn’t like Afghan interpreters for our military: The U.S. State Department said this week that it would scrap its rule changes to the visa program for Afghan military interpreters, which advocacy groups said had retroactively made thousands of applicants ineligible for the program. Photo by U.S. Army Europe Images

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March 2016

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