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GovExec Daily

Sep 27, 2021

The evacuation of Afghanistan in connection to the military withdrawal there has drawn criticism. Afghan allies have needed visas to leave the country and get to the United States, but are faced with a long, complex and difficult process to obtain visas.

Shelley Inglis is the Executive Director of the Human Rights Center and Research Professor of Human Rights and Law. She comes from the United Nations Development Programme where she held various management positions working on peacebuilding, democratic governance, rule of law and human rights. She is the author of an analysis headlined “Perilous Situation for Afghan Allies Left behind Shows a Refugee System That’s not up to the Job.” She joined the show to talk about the refugee system and the situation of Afghan refugees.