United States President Joe Biden on Friday authorized approximately $100 million from a reserve to fulfill “unforeseen urgent” refugee requires coming from the situation in Afghanistan, including for Covering special migration visa candidates, the White House stated.
Biden also authorised the launch of $200m in services as well as short articles from the inventories people government companies to satisfy the same requirements, the White House said.
The USA is preparing to begin evacuating countless Covering applicants for unique immigration visas (SIVs) who risk revenge from Taliban insurgents because they worked for the US government.
The first set of evacuees and their households is anticipated to be flown prior to completion of the month to Ft Lee, a United States armed forces base in Virginia, where they will certainly wait for the final processing of their visa applications.
Regarding 2,500 Afghans could be brought to the facility, about 30 miles (48km) south of Richmond, the Government claimed on Monday.
The Biden administration is evaluating various other US facilities in the United States and also overseas where SIV applicants and also their families could be fit.
Special immigrant visas are offered to Afghans who worked as translators or in various other tasks for the US government after the 2001 US-led invasion.
On Thursday, the United States Legislature passed regulations that would certainly increase the number of SIVs that might granted by 8,000, which would certainly cover all potentially eligible applications in the pipe.
About 18,000 such applications are being refined, United States officials claim.