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IRAP Participates in Pritzker Military Panel on Forgotten Interpreters

We’re very excited to share this recording of an incisive panel discussion on the indispensable and often under-appreciated role played by foreign interpreters during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, hosted by the Pritzker Military Museum & Library. IRAP’s Director, Becca Heller, participated in the panel alongside former United States Army Infantry Officer Erik Malmstrom and former interpreter Khalilullah Farshad Yewazi.

This hour-long panel is a must watch for anyone concerned about the fate of local interpreters in Iraq and Afghanistan, and about reforms to the Special Immigrant Visa program. Be sure to view it and pass it along to others in your network!