Bipartisan Senate Group to Push Citizenship-Pathway Bills for Displaced Afghans

A bipartisan group of Senate leaders are poised to provide a pathway to United States citizenship to Afghan evacuees — just weeks before the one-year anniversary of the Biden administration’s withdrawal from Afghanistan.

The Afghan Adjustment Act would make the 70,000 Afghans who were relocated to the U.S. last year eligible for citizenship.

If the measure passes in the House and Senate chambers, the displaced Afghans would have the opportunity to apply for legal permanent residency — after one or two years of living in the U.S.

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