Rahmat Mokhtar, an El Cajon-based former Afghan interpreter, will be in the audience for Biden's speech Tuesday.
The bill would streamline the process of getting refugees out of Afghanistan and into the U.S.
New book from San Diego-based journalist J. Malcolm Garcia profiles everyday people of Afghanistan amid the constant backdrop of 20 years of war.
Advocates say the U.S. is not doing enough to help the women who fought for American values over the past 20 years in Afghanistan.
For many of the Afghans evacuated to the United States last August, their journey remains very much a work in progress.
One former interpreter is getting back to the difficult task of creating a new life in his adopted country.
Local military bases react to the deaths of sailors and Marines who died in training and in combat.
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Bonsall, said Friday that his office has facilitated the release of Nasria, a pregnant American citizen, from Afghanistan.
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Bonsall, said Wednesday that his office has facilitated the release of two more U.S. citizens from Afghanistan.
While much of this money went to weapons suppliers, the research is the latest to point to the dependence on contractors for war-zone duties as contributing to mission failures in Afghanistan in particular.
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