Afghan Support Project

Legal Resources for Afghans

As the security situation in Afghanistan deteriorates by the day, many Afghans and their friends and colleagues may be looking for resources on how to relocate to safety in the United States. We have compiled a number of resources to guide this search:

If you are currently in Afghanistan, please check the U.S. Embassy website regularly for information about relocation and repatriation.

Update as of August 24, 2021: Our current advice is not to approach the airport without specific instructions to do so. We continue to encourage everyone to check the US Embassy website for any new information.

Fee Waiver Form I-912

Fee Waiver, Form I-912 Practice Pointer written by Pars attorney, Sima Alizadeh. To review, please click HERE.

Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) Program

For people who are applying to the Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) Program, a series of guides about this process are available HERE.

  • To watch the HP & SIV Application Training video, please click HERE.

Afghan P-2 Refugee Program

For people who want to apply for the new Afghan P-2 Refugee Program, please click HERE.

Humanitarian Parole Program

For people who are not eligible for SIVs or for any other kind of visa, the United States does have an exceptional program called Humanitarian Parole. It requires both a financial sponsor in the U.S. and evidence of exceptional humanitarian need. Please review a guide explaining the basics of this process available HERE.

  • Humanitarian Parole New Guidance Pars Equality Center notes. To read in in English, click HERE.
  • Humanitarian Parole New Guidance Pars Equality Center notes. To read in Dari, please click HERE.
  • To read about Parole and Beyond for Afghan Nationals in English, please click HERE.
  • To read about Humanitarian Parole in Pashto, please click HERE.
  • To read about Humanitarian Parole in Dari, please click HERE.
  • To read about Humanitarian Parole Process in English, please click HERE.
  • To watch a video about Humanitarian Parole, please click HERE.
  • To learn about how to file for Humanitarian Parole, please click HERE.
  • To view a sample of Humanitarian Parole Cover, please click HERE.
  • To review I-131 Afghan Humanitarian Parole Checklist, please click HERE.
  • Department of State Afghan Parole Information Sheet (Note: Vaccination Information). Click HERE.
  • Dari Language Community Zoom Session Humanitarian Parole and the Pars Afghan Support Project. Click HERE.
  • To watch the HP & SIV Application Training video, please click HERE.
  • Fee Waiver, Form I-912 Practice Pointer written by Pars attorney, Sima Alizadeh. To review, please click HERE.

Afghan Q & Document List

To review the document list for Afghani Refugee / Humanitarian Parolee / SIV cases , please click HERE.

Free Immigration Legal Service Providers

A list of Free Immigration Legal Service Providers in the United States is available HERE.

Private Immigration Attorneys

A list of Private Immigration Attorneys in the United States is available HERE.

Refugee Protections for Afghans

This page provides information about refugee protection programs in various countries neighboring Afghanistan and with visa-free access for Afghan nationals.

Volunteer Confidentiality Agreement

If you want to volunteer as a non-lawyer or language volunteer please download and sign this form HERE and send back to afghansupport@parsequalitycenter.org

Asylum

  • To review Form I-589 in Pashtu, please click HERE.
  • To review Form I-589 in Dari, please click HERE.
  • To review Form I-589 Instructions in Dari, please click HERE.
  • To review Asylum Basics for Afghan Nationals in Dari, please click HERE
  • To review Asylum Basics for Afghan Nationals in Pashto, please click HERE.
  • To review Asylum Basics for Afghan Nationals in English, click HERE.

Pars Afghan Support Mailing List

If you would like to stay connected with us about new information and guidance related to humanitarian parole applications and immigration news and information related to the Afghan crisis please click here to fill out our Pars Afghan Support Mailing List.

Request Legal Assistance for Individual(s) in Afghanistan

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