Main content

Visa Required

Visas are running out for the US military's Afghan interpreters

Afghan interpreters risked their lives to work with the US military. Now a special visa program designed to give them sanctuary in the US is running out of visas.

Also: why one Syrian refugee gave up on his dream of ever coming to America; how one of the oldest restaurants in the US became the place to go for Thai visas; a trio of Italian indie rock musicians get a lesson in US immigration law; and Bassel Almadani shares a song dedicated to his cousin, Aya, who was killed in Syria.

(Image: US Immigration inspectors check passports at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida, 2002. Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Available now

27 minutes

Last on

Sat 18 Mar 2017 18:32GMT

Broadcasts

Free Download

Free Download

Subscribe to receive every episode automatically

Boston Calling Clips

Boston Calling Clips

Big stories, short listens - highlights from Boston Calling

Podcast