Afghans in the Greater Toronto Area

afghans in the greater toronto area  Afghans in Toronto offer many services to new Canadians. The Afghan Women’s Organization Refugee & Immigrant Services, for example, provides services to newcomers from around the world, with a special focus on...

Afghans in the Washington Metropolitan Area

AFGHANS in the washington metropolitan area  Afghans have endured hardship and suffering for decades due to continual wars in their homeland. As a result, Afghans in Washington D.C. seek to offer support to their people. Aschiana Foundation is made up of...

Afghans in the San Francisco Bay Area

AFGHANS in the san francisco bay area  “Little Kabul” is the nickname of a short strip along a boulevard in Fremont containing several Afghan stores.  The area is appropriately named because Fremont is the epicenter of the estimated 40,000 Afghans who live in...

Afghans in North America

AFGHANS in north america Somalia is a globalized nation with more than one million Somalis living outside the country. While nearly two-thirds of all Somalis living outside of Somalia live in neighboring countries in Africa, many have also moved to North America. The...

Afghans in Metro New York

AFGHANS in metro new york  Afghans came to New York City in three main waves. The majority came following the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. Another round of safety-seekers came after the Taliban took control of the country in 1996. A smaller round of...