- The United States airlifted 73,000 Afghans to the United States because the Taliban took control of in August, Reuters reported.
- Around 45,000 Afghans at United States bases are still waiting to be transplanted, The Washington Post reported.
- There are likewise another 26,000 applications from Afghans aiming to go into the United States waiting for evaluation.
Around 45,000 Afghans housed in short-lived camps at United States military bases are still waiting to be transplanted more than 2 months after they were withdrawn from Afghanistan, The Washington Post reported.
” We are this generation’s Ellis Island,” Curtis Velasquez, a Flying force colonel and “guv” of the “town” at Holloman Flying Force Base in New Mexico, informed the Post.
The town at Holloman is among 8 locations on United States bases established to house Afghans as they wait to be transplanted in the nation. Reuters reported that the White Home’s National Security Council stated 73,000 Afghans have actually been airlifted to the United States.
7,100 wound up at Holloman and more than 4,000 are still housed there, the Post reported.
Furthermore, Reuters reported there have to do with 26,000 applications from Afghans seeking to go into the United States under an unique program that are waiting to be evaluated by the United States Citizenship and Migration Providers, a part of the Department of Homeland Security.
USCIS representative Victoria Palmer informed Reuters the firm has actually been evaluating those applications as they occur and the majority of are managed within 90 days however the boost in applications this year would probably mean hold-ups, however she did not state for how long.
The Post reported that those on humanitarian parole here do not have an instant course to long-term residency and absence access to some advantages provided to refugees such as medical and therapy services.
The Biden Administration has actually asked Congress to pass the Afghan Modification Act, which would offer those transplanted in the United States the capability to request a permit after a year. Human rights non-profit groups like Person Rights First have actually prompted Congress to pass the costs.
” This is an essential action towards assisting at-risk Afghans getting here in the United States with absolutely nothing, following the fall of the chosen federal government of Afghanistan. It is heartening to see Congress acknowledge that Afghans beginning to construct lives here in the United States ought to be supplied with the welcome and combination services and advantages they require,” Person Rights First Elder Director of Federal Government Affairs Jennifer Quigley stated in a news release.