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USCRI Snapshot: Humanitarian Parole for Afghan Evacuees

By USCRI August 26, 2021

The Biden Administration is currently evacuating tens of thousands of Afghans from Kabul. Many Afghans are entering the United States on “humanitarian parole,” which allows individuals in urgent situations to enter the United States when they are not otherwise eligible. This Policy Snapshot by USCRI explains parole in the immigration context, the role of humanitarian parole, when the United States has relied on humanitarian parole before, and the need for Congress to act.

Read the full report: https://refugees.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/USCRI-9-2021-Humanitarian-Parole.pdf


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