According to reports, the U.S. has evacuated nearly 120,000 people from Afghanistan. Only about 6,000 of them are Americans.
Moreover, it appears that only a small percentage of the non-American evacuees hold the special immigrant visa given to Afghans employed by, or on behalf of, the U.S. government. Representative Tom Tiffany (R., Wis.) says that of the 2,000 Afghans housed at a base in his state, not one has that visa. In addition, the Wall Street Journal reports that according to U.S. officials, a majority of interpreters and other U.S. visa applicants were left behind in Afghanistan.
Thus, we evacuated an enormous number of people who didn’t receive, or even seek, the special visa for interpreters and others who materially assisted us in Afghanistan. How do we vet these people?
The short answer is that we can’t — not in any meaningful way. Mark Krikorian explains why: Given Afghanistan’s low level of […]
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