That’s Step 1. Wait for Step 2 which will protect Afghans from even having to apply for asylum (because they don’t qualify.)
As I discussed in my article on the ‘Afghan Adjustment Act’, Biden keeps trying to do an end-run around the rules for the Afghans he brought here.
Despite the virtual lack of vetting, hundreds of the Afghan migrants are being flagged as security risks. 50 believed to be security risks were already released in this country and the majority of them are in the wind. Four have already been involved in sexual assault cases. Considering how much the Afghans have misbehaved in so little time, the refugee resettlement contractors are understandably worried that much more damaging information will come out after two years.
After lying to us about saving “interpreters”, and lying about the Afghans being carefully “vetted”, they’re trying to pull off the biggest scam yet by retroactively legalizing their illegal evacuation under the umbrella of an Afghan Adjustment Act which will shut down any further scrutiny.
Why don’t they want the Afghans to apply for asylum? The answer is painfully obvious. Just as it was obvious why they dismantled the visa standards for Afghans every single step of the way.
The Biden administration never vetted the tens of thousands of Afghans it imported into America. It and its refugee resettlement allies want to make sure that they never are.
Now Step 1 is giving the Afghans Temporary Protected Status so they can’t be removed.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the designation of Afghanistan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. Only individuals who are already residing in the United States as of March 15, 2022, will be eligible for TPS.
Conveniently that covers all the Afghans in Biden’s illegal airlift. Now they have a year and a half in which to get the Afghan Adjustment Act passed to legalize them.
“This TPS designation will help to protect Afghan nationals who have already been living in the United States from returning to unsafe conditions,” said Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas. “Under this designation, TPS will also provide additional protections and assurances to trusted partners and vulnerable Afghans who supported the U.S. military, diplomatic, and humanitarian missions in Afghanistan over the last 20 years.”
Mayorkas, like the rest of the administration, can’t stop lying.
Afghans who worked for the U.S. military (and with the last batch of modifications pretty much any U.S. presence) would be eligible for SIV visas. We know that 40% of the Afghans that the Biden regime brought here are not.
The majority of SIV visa applicants were left behind in Afghanistan because the Taliban got to decide who could go to Kabul airport.
SIV holders don’t need TPS. And, under the Mayorkas rules, they wouldn’t even be protected by it because of them aren’t in America yet. The only ones TPS protects are Afghans who were airlifted without having any legal basis for coming here.