Skip to main content

Afghan soldier Abdul Wasi Safi, once detained at Texas-Mexico border, wins asylum

The solider helped U.S. forces in Afghanistan. As a refugee, he hoped to save his life by joining his brother in Houston.

By Allison Erickson, Military Times
Sami-ullah Safi and Abdul Wasi Safi shop for items to celebrate Eid on Friday, April 21, 2023, in Houston, TX.

Texans need truth. Help us report it.

Support independent Texas news

Become a member. Join today.

Donate now

Explore related story topics

Immigration Sheila Jackson Lee