Imran Khan allows registered Afghan refugees to open bank accounts in Pakistan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday asked authorities to allow legally registered Afghan refugees to open bank accounts and become part of the country's formal economy. Around three million Afghan refugees are living in Pakistan and about half of them are registered as refugees and allowed legally to live and work while others are unregistered and considered illegal foreigners. 

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Sara Beatty
RIN secures over $200M in new investment commitments for refugees and forcibly displaced people

The RIN celebrated over $200M in new investment commitments for refugees and forcibly displaced people. These commitments from a variety of organizations across the capital & enterprise continuum mark an important first step in the RIN’s efforts to prove that refugees are investable and to move private capital from the sidelines into sustainable refugee investments.

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Christine Dickason
IRC: 5 famous refugees

The United States has a long tradition of offering refuge to those fleeing persecution and war. With support, refugees go on to thrive and contribute to their new countries in many different ways. Meet some of the well-known artists, ambassadors, and other luminaries who were once refugees.

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Sara Beatty