Evacuated interpreters with family in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan push for visas to be prioritised

Evacuated interpreters with family in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan push for visas to be prioritised

Evacuated interpreters with family in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan push for visas to be prioritised Efat left Kabul in such a hurry she didn't get a chance to say goodbye to her parents and siblings. Key points: - Afghan refugees want the Australian government to prioritise visas for their families still in Afghanistan - Former interpreters told the ABC they fear their families will face retribution from the Taliban because of their work - Advocates say those families are just "joining the pile" of other Afghan applicants wanting an Australian visa The Hazara woman, who worked as an interpreter for Australian and US troops, knew a future in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan was not an option for her. The 28-year-old spent two weeks in the heat, staking out the crowded gates of Kabul International …
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