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‘I don’t know what will happen’: After months at Ft. McCoy Afghan family resettled in separate states

March 16th, 2022  •  22 mins 23 secs  •  Download (30.8 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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In this story, Wisconsin Watch reporter Zhen Wang profiles an Afghan evacuee family who was resettled in separate states after a months-long stay at Wisconsin’s Fort McCoy — illustrating major challenges within resettlement agencies to help evacuees start their new lives. The story follows the Nabizada family as they seek housing, jobs and food — while applying for permanent residency.