VIDEO: Where are the refugees?

By Ankita Mukhopadhyay
Medill Reports

Illinois has taken in 500 Afghan refugees since August, when the Taliban took over Afghanistan. However, the lives of Afghan refugees haven’t improved after moving to the U.S. Their work experience and education is of no value in a new country and their immigration status remains uncertain. This video explores the lives of Afghan refugees after they moved to Chicago.

Ankita Mukhopadhyay is a media innovation and content strategy graduate student at Medill. You can follow her on Twitter @muk_ankita