WPR's 'Central Time': Afghan refugees find new homes

Many Afghans who fled Taliban rule in August 2021 are making new homes in Wisconsin. On Jan. 31, 2022, Wisconsin Public Radio's "Central Time" interviewed journalists from PBS Wisconsin and WPR who shared the stories of refugees and the legal experts helping them navigate resettling in the United States. The show also interviewed the director of an Appleton resettlement agency about its work.

Wisconsin Public Radio

February 1, 2022 • West Central Region

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This story is part of a PBS Wisconsin/WPR WisContext collaboration, utilizing reporting, research and community-based expertise to provide information and insight about issues that affect Wisconsin.


Host: Rob Ferrett

Guests: Hope Kirwan, Marisa Wojcik and Tami McLaughlin

Producer: Dean Knetter

Technical Director: Tyler Ditter

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