A new State Department initiative will let American citizens sponsor refugees fleeing danger.
It's a welcome move after refugee resettlement hit a record low in fiscal year 2021.
The Government Has Struggled To Resettle Evacuated Afghans. A New Program Will Let Private Citizens Pick Up the Slack.
With tens of thousands of Afghans awaiting assistance, the initiative will capitalize on local knowledge and turn resettlement into a bottom-up process.