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Feds drop charges against Afghan soldier seeking asylum in US

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Federal charges against an Afghan soldier who traveled to the United States seeking asylum after the 2021 fall of Kabul were dropped this week "in the interest of justice," according to a report.
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Feds drop charges against Afghan soldier seeking asylum in US
Published 9 days ago · Washington, United States Photography Military Times

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Feds drop charges against Afghan soldier trying to claim asylum in Texas

HOUSTON, Texas -- A former Afghan soldier who crossed multiple continents trying to escape the Taliban’s revenge and reconnect with his brother in Houston put a potential criminal record behind him after charges of illegally entering the U.S. were dropped Tuesday. [An Afghan soldier fleeing the Taliban spent months reaching the U.S. to request asylum.

9 days ago·Panama City, United States
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Federal government drops charges against ex-Afghan soldier who crossed border into Texas

The federal government dropped charges against an ex-Afghan soldier who was imprisoned after crossing the border illegally, say court documents filed in Texas.

9 days ago·United States
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Feds Drop Charges Against Afghan Soldier Trying to Claim Asylum in Texas

Wasi faced up to one year in prison and a fine of up to $5,000 if he pleaded guilty.

9 days ago·S F, United States
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Former Afghan soldier detained after crossing US border typifies asylum system’s faults, advocates say

Abdul Wasi Safi, 27, served as an intelligence officer for the special operations corps of the U.S.-backed Afghan defense forces. He traveled from Brazil to Texas, and his case has drawn pleas from veterans groups and lawmakers asking for his release

9 days ago·Washington, United States
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Feds drop charges against Afghan soldier seeking asylum in US

After months of publicity and a bipartisan congressional effort to request a pardon from the president, Abdul Wasi Safi could be set free.

9 days ago·Vienna, United States
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Feds drop charges against Afghan soldier trying to claim asylum in Texas

After months of publicity and a bipartisan congressional effort to request a pardon from the president, Abdul Wasi Safi could be set free.

9 days ago·Austin, United States
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