US to waive parole for Afghan nationals

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US to waive parole for Afghan nationals

On July 22th, 2019, the building of the US Department of Homeland Security is seen in Washington, DC. The US Department of Homeland Security announced a new process on Thursday that will allow Afghan citizens to reset their parole and continue to live and work in the United States.

The new process is streamlined and will be at no cost and will provide for a two-year renewal of parole for qualifying individuals, the Department of Homeland Security said in a statement.

US officials prepping legislation to revamp the asylum system.

The DHS has recommended that Afghan nationals pursue a permanent status in the United States for which they may be eligible.

The U.S.-Mexico border has seen a drop in immigration flows since title 42 expires.

The Department of Homeland Security said the renewal request will be considered on a case-by-case basis for urgent humanitarian reasons and for a significant public benefit.