Why Are Afghans Facing Significant Delays in Humanitarian Parole and Refugee Processing?

Why Are Afghans Facing Significant Delays in Humanitarian Parole and Refugee Processing?

Kabul, Afghanistan, August 1, 2021. Refugee children after the collapse of the country in August 2021 by the Taliban in the North of the country. (Shutterstock) By Raul Pinto, Immigration Impact The withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in August 2021—as the country’s government was overtaken by the Taliban—led to the chaotic evacuation of thousands […]

Hochul Adds $2 Million to Help Afghan Refugees Resettle in New York State

Hochul Adds $2 Million to Help Afghan Refugees Resettle in New York State

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul Addresses People of New York at State Capitol Building. (Shutterstock) By Kevin Duggan, AMNY Governor Kathy Hochul is dedicating $2 million additional state funds to help Afghan refugees resettle in New York State, she announced Tuesday, Dec. 7 Some 7,500 people from the war-torn Middle Eastern nation have already arrived in […]

Unaccompanied Minors Among Thousands Evacuated from Afghanistan

Unaccompanied Minors Among Thousands Evacuated from Afghanistan

By Rebekah Wolf, Immigration Impact Officials from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have confirmed that 34 unaccompanied minors from Afghanistan currently in the United States were among the approximately 123,000 Afghan nationals evacuated from Afghanistan last month. With more Afghan children expected to arrive in the United States, their future and what […]