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Less than 10 days left to pass bill critical for additional visas for Afghan allies

There are now less than 10 days left to pass a Senate bill for critical additional SIV (Special Immigrant Visas) for Afghans who served as interpreters to U.S. 531 more words


Republican infighting threatens SIV program for Afghan interpreters

There are about 12,000 Afghan translators and interpreters whose immigration applications are in limbo, while fewer than 3,000 SIV (Special immigrant visas) remain.  Efforts in Congress to set aside more special visas are being hampered by Republican infighting. 254 more words


Republicans just figured out they can’t defund USCIS

The bill that passed in the House last week in an attempt to stymie resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees (many of the Iraqis who were friends to the US military) will be difficult to impossible to pass in the Senate. 215 more words