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Afghanistan War veteran Marc Silvestri, right, greets his former interpreter, Sabib Nooristani, as he arrives in Boston on June 15, 2020, after a seven-year wait for a special immigrant visa. Congress this week passed a bill to authorize thousands more visas for Afghan nationals who aided the U.S. military, part of a stepped-up effort by the Biden administration as it withdraws troops from Afghanistan. (Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

First evacuation flight for Afghan allies arrives in US

Kabul-to-Virginia flight is the first of new effort to resettle Afghans who aided U.S. military

Posted July 30, 2021 at 8:19am