Afghans are arriving in the United States for resettlement, many without any paperwork and some with only “scraps of paper,” according to National Public Radio (NPR).
A report details the interworkings of the makeshift processing site for Afghans, set up by President Joe Biden’s administration, at the Dulles, Virginia, Expo Center. The site has processed nearly 30,000 of the 65,000 Afghans flown to the U.S. over the last month. The site is expected to process another 30,000 Afghans in the coming months.
Afghans processed at the site include those who have “no paperwork” or who have “just scraps of paper,” according to NPR:
Other Afghans at the center might have a long wait and an unknown future, arriving in the U.S. on humanitarian grounds. There are young adults separated from their parents with no paperwork. Others have just scraps of paper. They can apply for asylum or