As the situation in Afghanistan continues to evolve, Senator Merkley is focused on ensuring the safe evacuation of Americans, our Afghan allies, and the most vulnerable populations in the country, including women and children. Senator Merkley and his team are working directly with the State Department and other relevant agencies to process requests as quickly and efficiently as possible during this difficult time.
- U.S. Citizen Repatriation Assistance Request: https://seirmprod.servicenowservices.com/kra
- Afghanistan Inquiries: https://af.usembassy.gov/afghanistan-inquiries/
- For the latest security alerts from the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan, visit: https://af.usembassy.gov/news-events/
- For information on the SIV process, visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/immigrate/siv-iraqi-afghan-translators-interpreters.html#overview
If you or a loved one needs assistance from Senator Merkley in safely evacuating Afghanistan, please fill out this form, and someone from the office will be in touch as soon as possible.
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