The government of Pakistan’s decision to grant safe passage to Afghans fleeing the Taliban should help get them into Canada faster, Canadian immigration officials said, though there still is no timeline for when a group of more than 40 families who have been waiting in Islamabad for months will arrive in Canada.
“I want an answer, of when will it happen? What does Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada want us to do?” Asad Ali Afghan asked from his apartment in Pakistan’s capital.
Afghan has been living in Islamabad with six family members since most of them slipped across the border with only their domestic Afghan identification papers because they did not have passports. A former
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