Gonzalez’s nomination for ICE director, in limbo for months, could soon go back to square one

Posted on · Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez was nominated in April and approved by a Senate committee in August. The Senate has until the end of December to hold a floor vote before the entire process has to start over.

The Afghanistan Withdrawal

An Afghan Interpreter Is On The Run From The Taliban. A Houston Veterans Group Says His Former Employer Won’t Help

Posted on · The interpreter is unable to get the visa he needs to come to the U.S. because his former employer, U.S. security contractor DynCorp, refuses to correct a mistake in his paperwork about how long he worked for the company, according to those trying to help him.

The Afghanistan Withdrawal

These Girls Represented A New Hope For Afghanistan. Now They Are ‘Left To The Wolves’

Posted on · For the past six years, the American NGO Ascend has helped Afghani girls train to become mountain climbers. To many, they represented a new hope for women in Afghanistan. Now the NGO is working desperately to help them escape the Taliban.