Becca Heller

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“[Terrorists] controlled Mosul [and are] now heading to Salahuddin. We are in great danger now. They are looking those who have worked from the U.S. . . . I and my family will be the first to be killed.”

I lead a group of lawyers representing more than 500 Iraqi refugees whose lives depend on resettlement to the United States. Among them are Iraqis whose work as military interpreters, journalists or human rights activists allied with the United States have made them targets for militants. Since the fall of Mosul last week to the extremist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, we have received numerous e-mails like the one above from clients who can do nothing but watch in horror as swaths of Iraq fall under jihadi control.…  Seguir leyendo »