Top 10 world news: US brings back first flight of Afghan interpreters, proposal to amend F1 visa rules, and more

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New Delhi, India Published: Jul 30, 2021, 07:09 PM(IST)

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In an "importat milestone," the first flight carrying Afghan interpreters who are working for the US defence forces has landed in the United States as all American troops are scheduled to leave over the next four weeks by August 31. Under "Operation Allies Refuge", thousands of Afghans will reportedly be brought to the US using Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs), allowing them to bring their families.

In other news, Republican lawmakers have introduced a new bill in the US Congress seeking to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act. The amendment intends to end the programme that allows foreign students on F1 visas to stay in the US for a year after finishing their studies and apply for employment. 

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