On August 15, one year to the day after the fall of Afghanistan to Taliban rule, Upwardly Global President and CEO Jina Krause-Vilmar spoke with Kayla Tausche of CNBC about our work with Afghan newcomers to date. Shahpur, an Upwardly Global program alum and Black Hawk helicopter pilot with the Afghan military, spoke about his experience relocating to the United States.
President and CEO Jina Krause-Vilmar on Make It Plain With Rev. Mark Thompson
“We have to make sure that we are not [perpetuating] the myth and the negative propaganda against immigrants. That immigrants are ‘extractive,’ that they ‘exploit