1. Many Afghan allies remain in Afghanistan.
The United States military and its allies have evacuated more than 124,000 Afghans. Despite the number of those evacuated, at least 250,000 Afghan allies remain in Afghanistan. Apart from the Afghans evacuated by the United States and their allies, many Afghans are seeking refuge in neighboring countries. In Iran, Pakistan, and Tajikistan alone, there are at least 35,400 refugees. According to UNHCR, the number of Afghan refugees currently stands at more than 2.6 million worldwide. Many of these Afghans are young, undocumented and are leaving for security related reasons.
2. Eligibility for visas vary.