Biden Administration Reportedly Plans To Extend Temporary Status For Afghan Evacuees Facing Deportation
Processing delays and application backlogs had left thousands of Afghans in the U.S. approaching the deadline for their humanitarian parole.
Thousands of at-risk Afghans face deportation after they traveled to Pakistan with hopes of soon being able to settle in the U.S.
A new report from Human Rights Watch detailed the plight of Afghans who are stuck in limbo in the country.
If Congress fails to pass a bill establishing a path to permanent residence, many evacuees could be deported to Afghanistan — and face retaliation from the Taliban.
“You are a girl. Forget about education and go back home,” a Taliban member told Humaira Zafari as she fled Afghanistan last summer.
At least 7,000 evacuated from Afghanistan last year are still in a temporary refuge in the United Arab Emirates. They have no idea if or when they’ll leave.
Those who have a clear path to the U.S. face a slow processing time, while thousands of others have no idea where they'll end up.
Eight months into temporary status, Afghan evacuees in the U.S. only have limited — and difficult — options to stay in the U.S. permanently.
Lack of documentation, new systems and different standards are making it difficult for many students to adjust.
The slow-moving withdrawal from Afghanistan adds to growing fears the administration won’t prioritize refugees.