Following the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan, Afghan refugees have been residing in the United States without permanent legal status, on August 9, American senators submitted legislation to grant them citizenship. If both houses pass the Afghan Adjustment Act, it will remove uncertainty for Afghan evacuees. The law allows anybody who was deported to the United States to apply for legal permanent residency after one or two years in the… read-more
The Delhi police have filed a case against Afghan Solidarity Committee Chief Ahmad Zia Ghani, including other Afghan refugees who were found contravention of Covid-19 norms. Several Afghans on September 8 were found outside the UNHCR office, Delhi, demanding support letters for migration for better opportunities. However, none of the refugees have been arrested. Besides, only 7,000 out of 21,000 Afghan refugees have access to a valid refugee… read-more
Courtesy: The Hindu
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) projected on August 28 that 500,000 Afghans would leave the nation in the next four months due to political instability following the Taliban takeover. However, no mass migration has begun, but UNHCR says the situation might reverse wherein a lot of people will be evacuated. Meanwhile, UNHCR has requested "neighboring nations to keep their borders open to Afghan refugees".