Meet Abdul, One of Georgia’s Newest Citizens
This month, we sat down to learn more about Abdul Haikal, New AP’s Employment Specialist who arrived on a Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) from Afghanistan. We are proud to have him as a member of the New AP family and as a new citizen of the United States of America!
Q: What was your path to Citizenship?
A: I served for the U.S. forces in Afghanistan as an interpreter, translator, and intelligence specialist, and then I received the Special Immigrant Visa and I ... Read more >
World Refugee Day, Clarkston-style
A global tapestry of culture found its home in Clarkston on June 23rd. In the span of two hours at this year’s World Refugee Day celebration, hundreds of supporters could see performances from Laotian and Peruvian dance groups, hear traditional Asian drumming, buy clothes and handicrafts from around the world, eat Syrian sweets and hear inspiring messages from a wide array of community leaders.
During uncertain times for refugee policy, the outpouring of love, camaraderie and support for World Refugee Day ... Read more >