What drove Afghan refugees’ mass migrations to Pakistan over the yrs & why they’re being deported now

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This return of migrants is bound to impact the country already suffering from numerous international sanctions and economic decline. Afghanistan’s economy has shrunk 25 percent since the Taliban takeover and also has a substantial trade deficit, according to an October World Bank report. The unemployment rate has also more than doubled since the takeover. With the 1 November deadline having lapsed, thousands of refugees facing arrest and expulsion have been forced to return to Taliban-ruled Afghanistan. This mass migration comes weeks after the country faced a series of deadly earthquakes in Herat which killed 1,400 people and left 1,800 injured....