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Special Immigrant Visa

False Promises: How We Are Failing Our Afghan Allies

Amber Murray | Posted 04.08.2015 | World
Amber Murray

The practice of MEP and the U.S. government to deem even the most sympathetic and reasonable circumstances "job abandonment" and to deny Afghans special immigrant visas -- their only opportunity for safety in America -- on this basis is bad policy and bad judgment.

Miracle on Capitol Hill

Rep. Earl Blumenauer | Posted 02.08.2015 | Politics
Rep. Earl Blumenauer

By fixing and extending the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa program, we can improve the national security of the U.S., keep our promises to our allies, show our soldiers and veterans that we protect those who protected them and maybe, just maybe, prove to the American people that Congress can still be a force for good and right.

Afghan Interpreters Fear For Their Lives As U.S. Troops Prepare To Withdraw

Posted 08.21.2013 | World

As U.S. troops are set to leave Afghanistan in 2014, many Afghan interpreters who have contributed to U.S. operations in the country for years fear fo...