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Life for Returning Afghan Refugees Goes from Bad to Worse

Hadeesa is only 14 years old, but her face already shows the signs of life weighing her down. She manages the family’s meager resources, takes care of a sick mother, and tends to a younger brother who gets beaten at work. Her father and brothers together make less than $40 a month, half of which goes towards the rent. “We only eat bread with tea and pay rent," she says. "We can’t afford anything else.”  Hadeesa is one of more than 70,000 undocumented refugees that have...

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