The U.S. State Department said Monday that it would apply to Afghans who have worked in the United States, but have not reached the minimum tenure to apply for a special immigrant visa.
This restriction applies to Afghans who have worked for projects supported by the US government – and to Afghans who have worked for NGOs or the media from the United States in crisis countries. It said the ban would help relocate “tens of thousands” of Afghans and their partners and children to the United States. “You were for us. We will be with you,” the US Secretary of State said Anthony Blink.
The Afghans are taking revenge on the Taliban
Criticism arose that Afghans had to first leave the country for the project and stay in a third country for twelve months or more when the resettlement application was processed.
Afghans working for Americans retaliate against extremist Islamists after US troops retreat Taliban. For example, many Afghans who have worked as translators in the U.S. military may apply for special immigrant visas to the United States to begin a new life there. On Friday, the first plane with about 200 Afghan aides and their families landed in the United States. Blingen said a second plane with a similarly large crew arrived on Monday.
About 2,500 people are currently expected to be allowed into the United States with such special visas, according to the U.S. government. However, critics warned that such a visa would only help a small group. More and more Afghans are risking themselves with American companies and need help. The State Department then expanded its options.
The United States is theirs by the end of August Stop military action in Afghanistan completely. After that, only American soldiers are there to guard the embassy in Afghanistan. With the decision to withdraw Americans, deployment Then In bulk. It is unclear how things will continue in the country after the withdrawal of international troops. The security situation has recently deteriorated significantly.
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