There are many Afghans now located around the
world. Commonly referred to as 'refugees', they have left Afghanistan in
hopes of finding a more secure environment with a future of prosperity.
Many have gone to Europe - whether arriving with a valid passport or as
Websites with Info on Afghan Refugees and Migrants
Blog Posts on Afghan Refugees - by Afghan War
Reports on Afghan Refugees and Migrants
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Afghanistan, Return of Undocumented Afghans from Pakistan and Iran -
2016 Overview, March 2017.
AAN, "We Knew They Had No Future in Kabul:
Why and How Afghan Families Decide to Leave", Afghanistan Analysts
Network, April 27, 2016. A study be AAN and FES explores the reasons
behind Afghanistan's increased migration, by focusing on the discussions
and decisions at the household level.
Ruttig, Thomas. An "Afghan Exodus": Facts,
figures, trends, Afghansitan Analysts Network (AAN), November 14,
2015. "The on-going 'exodus' of Afghans - now the second largest group
entering the EU - has contributed to the increasing refugee numbers
News Reports on Afghan Refugees
November 10, 2016.
"Doors Slam Shut for Afghan Refugees", The New York Times.
May 3, 2016.
"German ambassador: Many Afghan returnees are disappointed",
Deutsche Welle. Immigrants and refugees who flee to Germany find
that 'salesmen' in Afghanistan sold them false expectations.
April 9, 2016.
"Out of work, Afghan policeman finds a new job: Human smuggler", by
Shashank Bengali, The Los Angeles Times.
March 6, 2016.
"Afghans feel forgotten in Europe's migrant crisis", Reuters.
March 2, 2016.
"Rolling Up the Welcome Mat: Berlin Moves to Curb Afghan Refugee Influx",
Spiegel Onine International.
February 25, 2016.
"Disillusionment driving Afghan asylum seekers back home",
Deutsche Welle. "A special plane from Germany carrying rejected
Afghan asylum seekers has landed in Kabul. What prospects do these
people have now in their home country?".
November 23, 2015.
"Afghan Leaders Try to Halt Exodus, but Pleas Ring Hollow", by Mujib
Mashal, The New York Times.
November 18, 2015.
"Culture Shock in the Promised Land of Germany", The New York
Times. Imagine being an Afghan refugee and landing in a place for
the first time where pork is the national dish, a women heads up the
government, it is forbidden to talk bad about Jews, and beer is