Pakistan Cracks Down on Undocumented Afghans

Pakistan Cracks Down on Undocumented Afghans

Introduction

The government there has started a big operation to find and send back Afghan refugees who don’t have the right papers. Let’s find out more!

What’s Happening?

Pakistan has begun arresting and deporting Afghan refugees who missed the deadline to leave the country. The government wants to crack down on people who are living in Pakistan without the proper documents. They estimate that around 2 million Afghans are in Pakistan without the right papers.

Why Are They Doing This?

Pakistan has a new policy that aims to control immigration. They want to make sure that everyone living in the country has the right paperwork. This crackdown is part of that policy.

Who is Affected?

Many of the Afghan refugees who are being targeted fled from the Taliban in Afghanistan. They came to Pakistan seeking safety and a better life. However, now they are being forced to leave.

How Many People Have Left Already?

According to Pakistan’s acting interior minister, Sarfraz Bugti, around 200,000 people have already returned to Afghanistan voluntarily. They decided to go back on their own before the government started arresting and deporting people.

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Conclusion
It’s a tough situation for the Afghan refugees in Pakistan. They are being forced to leave the country they sought refuge in. We hope that a solution can be found to help these people who have already been through so much. Stay tuned for more updates!

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