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After a weeks-long odyssey that included surviving a Molotov cocktail attack, losing his wife and children’s passports as they fled Kandahar, avoiding the Taliban after they captured Kabul, and initially being unable to get into Hamid Karzai International Airport, former Afghan interpreter Sher Ahmad Ahmadzai and his family finally reached safety on Friday.

The myriad of challenges that Ahmadzai and his wife and children faced before they arrived at Kabul’s airport is too numerous to list here. His application for a Special Immigrant Visa had long been held up because he needed a letter of recommendation from a company that no longer exists

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