. . . Some advocates of unlimited immigration, well aware of Mayorkas's proclivity for TPS [Temporary Protected Status], are expressing frustration that Afghanistan has yet to be designated.
The delay is intentional. If the Biden administration truly believed Afghanistan satisfied the requirement for TPS, Secretary Mayorkas would have announced that decision shortly after the withdrawal debacle a few weeks ago. The only reason it did not happen is because not enough Afghans were in the country at the time to benefit. Now that the last government flight has departed Kabul, a sufficiently sizable visa-less Afghan population will soon be on U.S. soil to warrant a grant of TPS. . . .
[Read the whole article at Newsweek.]