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Report: US rejects more than 90% of Afghans seeking asylum from the Taliban for “humanitarian reasons”

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Report: US rejects more than 90% of Afghans seeking asylum from the Taliban for “humanitarian reasons”

Report: US rejects more than 90% of Afghans seeking asylum from the Taliban for “humanitarian reasons”

Since the Taliban * established control of Afghanistan last summer, the United States has evacuated approximately 124,000 Americans and other citizens from the country … 21.06.2022, Sputnik International.

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CBS reported on Monday that the United States has rejected more than 90% of Afghanistan applicants trying to enter Afghanistan for humanitarian reasons. Citing a document from the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the outlet reports that the United States has received more than 46,000 applications from Afghanistan in total since July 2021, most of which are still pending. Overall, as of earlier this month, US authorities reportedly resolved only 4,246 requests, of which only 297 were accepted. .. Many of the left-behind have begun to apply for parole. Parole allows US authorities to allow immigrants to enter the country without a visa for humanitarian reasons. Asylum in the United States. Therefore, even direct relatives will be sent to the United States at the time of application unless they prove that they are at risk of serious targeting or individual harm in the country in which the beneficiary is located, or that they are at risk of imminent return to that country. It is said that you cannot obtain an entry permit. According to the report, those seeking parole were evacuated and not resettled by US authorities last year for a variety of reasons. Some people have reported that they were unable to enter the airport in Kabul in time before the evacuation flight stopped. Cubans who fled the revolution in 1959 and Vietnamese seeking evacuation after the fall of Saigon. The Biden administration has made extensive use of Parol, asylum seekers along the US-Mexico border, endangered Central American children, Haitians and Cubans seeking reunion with US families, and Ukrainian refugees. And, according to a report of thousands of Afghans who evacuated last year, the U.S. government used stricter qualification criteria when deciding to apply for parols from Afghans who did not evacuate to the United States last summer, and refugee groups I have come to blame the government for prejudice. The Department of Land Security quoted the cases of U.S. citizens or resident relatives, former Kabul embassy staff, special immigrant visa applicants, and Afghan relatives who emigrated to the United States last year. It is reported that he was granted a parol in “the situation”. , And other people facing “serious targeted harm”. Also, CBS reports that USCIS only processes 2,000 applications each year, not tens of thousands, which is one of the reasons why most Afghanistan parole cases are not heard. The DHS also fails to complete the required interviews due to the lack of US embassies in Afghanistan, where 70% of Afghanistan’s parole applicants. Applicants who are deemed suitable for parole in accordance with Department of Homeland Security rules must travel to another country to accept the proceedings. We welcome Ukrainians instead. Nevertheless, the Biden administration developed a program called “Unity for Ukraine” two months after the inauguration of the Russian Special Forces. Activities in Ukraine. Allow US citizens to help those exiled in the war come to the Department of Homeland Security. According to the report, the Ukrainian unified initiative is free, unlike the parole case, which requires an application fee of $ 575. Unlike most US immigration programs, which take months or years to process a petition, Ukrainian cases are reported to be processed weeks or even electronically every day. According to USCIS data quoted by the outlet, 37,000 Ukrainians were granted travel permits to the United States within three months and 11,000 arrived. Officials said some Afghans were in Qatar. However, flights from Afghanistan are so rare that this procedure has been reported to benefit only a small number of Afghanistan. According to the DHS data cited in the report, Afghanistan’s risk of arriving in the United States after March 1 is only 3,700. * The Taliban is listed as a terrorist organization in the United Nations SCR1267.

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Since the Taliban * established control of Afghanistan last summer, the United States has evacuated approximately 124,000 Americans and others from the country. More than 70,000 Afghans who assisted the United States during the occupation were resettled by the US military due to the danger of persecution.

The United States has rejected more than 90% of applicants from Afghanistan trying to enter the country for humanitarian reasons, CBS report on monday.

Citing a document from the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the outlet reports that the United States has received more than 46,000 applications from Afghanistan in total since July 2021, most of which are still pending. Overall, as of earlier this month, US authorities reportedly resolved only 4,246 requests, of which only 297 were accepted.

Not all Afghans who have been resettled in the United States have been evacuated due to the hasty and busy withdrawal last August. Many of the left-behind have begun to apply for parole. Parole allows US authorities to enter immigrants without a visa for humanitarian reasons.

However, USCIS practices will probably affect the relatives of collaborators who have left the country and have been exiled in the United States. Therefore, even direct relatives are at risk of serious target or individual harm in the country where the beneficiaries are, or the beneficiaries will be harmed. “

According to the report, those seeking parole were not among those evacuated and resettled by US authorities last year for a variety of reasons. Some individuals were reportedly unable to enter Kabul’s airport in time before the evacuation flight stopped.

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The above parlor system has been used in the United States since the 1950s to resettle refugee groups in times of crisis, including Cubans who fled the revolution in 1959 and Vietnamese who sought evacuation after the fall of Saigon. rice field.

Afghan officials who fled to U.S. luxury homes prior to the end of the war said the report

The Biden administration has made extensive use of Parol, asylum seekers along the U.S.-Mexico border, endangered Central American children, Haitians and Cubans seeking reunion with U.S. families, and Ukrainian refugees. , And thousands of Afghans who fled last year.

According to the report, the US government used stricter qualification criteria when deciding to apply for parole from Afghans who did not evacuate the United States last summer, and refugee groups accused the government of prejudice.

The Department of Land Security has “some limited circumstances” citing the migration of U.S. citizens or resident relatives, former Kabul embassy staff, special immigrant visa applicants, and Afghan relatives. It is reported that parole will be granted. Last year in the United States, and others facing “serious targeted harm.”

Also, according to a CBS report, USCIS responds to only 2,000 applications each year, not tens of thousands, which is one of the reasons why most Afghanistan parole cases are not heard.

When Afghan refugees arrive at Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Virginia, USA on August 28, 2021, they will take a bus to the processing center-Sputnik International, 1920, 16.03.2022.

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The DHS also reportedly stated that 70% of Afghanistan’s parole applicants are in Afghanistan and cannot complete the necessary interviews due to the lack of a US embassy. Applicants who are deemed suitable for parole must travel to another country to accept the proceedings in accordance with DHS rules.

Ukrainians are welcome instead

Nonetheless, the Biden administration developed a program called “Unity for Ukraine” two months after the start of Russia’s special military operation, and people who were exiled from the war by U.S. citizens came to the nation. I made it possible to support.

According to the report, the unified initiative for Ukraine is free, unlike the parole case, which requires an application fee of $ 575.

Unlike most US immigration programs, which take months or years to process a petition, Ukrainian cases are reported to be processed electronically in weeks or days. According to USCIS data quoted by the outlet, 37,000 Ukrainians were granted travel permits to the United States within three months and 11,000 arrived.

“This is a US-led evacuation, in contrast to the situation in Ukraine where these individuals buy tickets for their planes and organize their logistics and their trips,” he said. Public DHS officials told CBS that Afghanistan and Ukraine applications.

Officials added that some Afghanistan are still being processed by the United States, including a rapid refugee process in Qatar. However, flights from Afghanistan are so rare that this procedure has been reported to benefit only a small number of Afghanistan.

Only 3,700 according to the DHS data cited in the report Afghanistan at risk I arrived in the United States from March 1st.

* The Taliban is listed as a terrorist organization by the United Nations in UNSCR1267.

https://sputniknews.com/20220621/report-us-rejecting-over-90-of-afghans-seeking-asylum-from-taliban-on-humanitarian-grounds-1096502879.html Report: US rejects more than 90% of Afghans seeking asylum from the Taliban for “humanitarian reasons”

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