Afghanistan refugees

Hundreds of Afghans denied humanitarian entry into US

Since the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has received more than 35,000 applications for humanitarian parole, of which it has denied about 470.

published on : 31st December 2021

Afghans wait and worry at US bases after frantic evacuation

Even as Afghans still arrive, thousands remain in limbo, anxious about their future as they fearfully follow the news of Taliban reprisals and economic collapse back in their homeland.

published on : 8th December 2021

Thousands of Afghan refugees fleeing to Iran: Aid official

An estimated 300,000 have fled Afghanistan into Iran since the Taliban takeover, according to the NRC.

published on : 11th November 2021

Miles donations are providing flights for Afghan refugees

Individuals have donated enough miles and credit card points to cover 20,000 flights, according to Miles4Migrants and Welcome.

published on : 26th October 2021

Secrecy shrouds Afghanistan refugees sent by US to base in Kosovo

The lack of public information has made it a challenge for those who closely track the fate of refugees.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Afghan Solidarity Committee chief booked for Covid guideline breach during stir at UNHCR: Police

An FIR was registered against Afghan Solidarity Committee chief Ahmad Zia Ghani at Delhi's Vasant Vihar Police Station on August 31.

published on : 8th September 2021

Europe fears Afghan refugee crisis after Taliban takeover

Britain, which left the EU in 2020, said it would welcome 5,000 Afghan refugees this year and resettle a total of 20,000 in coming years.

published on : 21st August 2021

Packed US cargo plane carried record 823 passengers out of Afghanistan

An initial count of 640 passengers was recorded earlier, but that figure inadvertently left out 183 children sitting on people's laps.

published on : 21st August 2021

Scared and broken: Afghan students of Andhra University

With the Taliban taking control of Afghanistan, the 130 students from that mountainous, landlocked country are worried about their future in India – and their homeland.

published on : 19th August 2021

Vijayawada advocate offers legal help to Afghans seeking asylum

Advocate Raviteja Padiri said the Indian government has introduced a new category of electronic visa, ‘e-Emergency X-Misc Visa’, with an aim to fast-track visa applications for entry into India.

published on : 19th August 2021

‘India should host Afghan refugees like Lankan Tamils’

“It is a tough situation for India. We were not very serious about the Taliban. We now have to open a channel with them, which may not be easy, given their proximity to Pakistan and China.

published on : 17th August 2021

We don't have capacity to take more Afghan refugees: Pakistan National Security Adviser

Pakistan NSA Moeed Yusuf arrived in Washington on July 27 along with ISI chief Faiz Hameed for talks with their American counterparts on Afghanistan and bilateral relations.

published on : 1st August 2021

Cannot bear burden of more Afghan refugees: Pakistan

According to government figures, Pakistan hosts more than three million Afghan refugees, half of them unregistered. The country now fears more inflow due to escalating violence in Afghanistan.

published on : 1st August 2021