The department is currently registering applications received on September 21, 2021.
The figure shows the percentage of applications from Afghan nationals registered in the Ministry of Interior system. sauce: SBS News / Karin Chow Chen.
Nahid Ali, a Sydney-based nurse, is among those trying to flee Afghanistan with her family.
“We’ve been trying to figure out where this is and what happened, but sadly we found the bodies of this family.”
Nasheed Ali told SBS News. sauce: SBS News
Her family was forced to go into hiding as they waited for visas to be considered after the Taliban takeover, she said.
“We live in peace, but when I see what’s happening to my family, it affects me.”
‘Hundreds of resources’ diverted to processing delays
“This issue is such a high priority for the government that we are devoting enormous resources to it,” Giles said.
The United Nations also documented reports of extrajudicial killings and said human rights defenders and media personnel faced intimidation and harassment.
Demand for visas from Afghan citizens seeking Australian protection surges to over 211,000
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