In Afghanistan Evacuation, Biden Puts Americans Last, Prioritizes Afghanistan Citizens First.
We have gone from Trump’s ‘America First’ to Biden’s putting Americans last. His administration announced Afghan citizens fleeing would be given priority on flights out, Americans would be taken out last. Even during the fall of Saigon in 1975 Americans were given priority, yet Biden is showing his disdain for America and Americans by not prioritizing their safety first.
Pentagon press secretary John Kirby confirmed to Fox News on Sunday evening that the administration will not give priority evacuation to Americans in Afghanistan over Afghans applying for visas.
The State Department and Defense Department have said there are “thousands” of Americans left in Afghanistan.
“Once we get more airlift out of Kabul, we’re going to put as many people on those planes as we can,” Kirby told Fox News:
There will be a mix, not just American citizens, but perhaps some Afghan [Special Immigrant Visa] applicants as well. We’re going to focus on getting people out of the country, then sorting it out at the next stop. It’s not going to be just Americans first, then [Special Immigrant Visa] applicants.
I July, the Biden administration resettled about 200 Afghan interpreters and their family members at Fort Lee in Prince George County, Virginia, before they are resettled across the U.S. An additional 2,500 Afghans and their families had been set to arrive in the U.S. while 4,000 were expected to be sent to third countries while awaiting their visa processing.
Fox News reported that an anonymous source from the Defense Department said the administration is considering fast-tracking some 30,000 Afghan nationals into the U.S., sending them to Fort McCoy in Monroe County, Wisconsin, and Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, using the Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program.
At this point it looks like the Biden Administration is expanding its intake beyond interpreters and their family members, this has been expanded to just about everyone that has worked with the US Government, for the press, and other none government entities in Afghanistan.
While it is understandable in current conditions the Democrats and Republicans passed legislation to allow the people to come into America without medical exams, one could question with the paranoia from the current administration over COVID why they are demanding of Americans the opposite of what they are asking from foreign nationals.
Not that this is in any way unusual, go to the border, you never see them demanding this of illegals, but they tell us we can’t even board a plane unless we are vaccinated.
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