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IRAP in The Washington Examiner: We Will Fight for More Afghan SIVs

Today,¬†The Washington Examiner¬†quoted IRAP’s Interim Policy Director, Betsy Fisher, in a piece about the need for more Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs) for Afghans. The recent National Defense Authorization Act extended the Afghan SIV program and added 3,000 visas, but more are needed to protect thousands of deserving applicants.

“It’s pretty clear 3,000 [additional] visas will be insufficient,” Fisher told the Examiner. “So we will definitely be going back to ask for additional visas so we don’t have people approved but stuck because there are no visas.”

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