More than half of Americans are “not” confident in the Joe Biden administration’s ability to vet tens of thousands of Afghans they are continuing to bring to the United States for resettlement, a new survey reveals.
The latest Pew Research Center survey shows that 55 percent of American adults — including 83 percent of Republicans and those who lean Republican — do not have confidence in the Biden administration to adequately vet the roughly 95,000 Afghans they are seeking to bring to the U.S. over the next 12 months for resettlement in 46 states.
About 27 percent of Americans said they are “not too confident” in the federal government’s vetting process for Afghans. Another 28 percent said they are “not at all confident” in the vetting process. Even among registered Democrats, and voters who lean Democrat, more than 3-in-10 said they do not have confidence in the vetting of