USA senators have requested the issuance of visas for Afghan translators
Reporter: Firdous Rasouli
According to foreign media reports and a report from the Pasbanan, a number of US senators have approved a bill calling for the Afghans who have collaborated with Americans in the past 18 years and now their lives have been at risk of security. They are The bill suggests that 4,000 refugees, who have not yet been issued a US visa and suspended, will be allowed to seek refuge in US territory.
The National Radio (NPR) said in a report released earlier this month that the Tramp government has stopped 60 percent of Afghan refugee (SIV) applications for refugee status with US troops. Afghans’ refugee visa applications have shrunk from 4,000 in 2017 to 1,650 in 2018.
While a number of translators and other staff members of US forces in Afghanistan have been refugees to the United States after threatening and compromising their lives with their families, others have been asking for asylum that is still unclear.