Afghan citizen resettlement scheme
The secretary of state has announced that Afghan citizens’ resettlement scheme will aim to allow 5,000 Afghans to settle in the UK, with the long term goal of a total of 20,000. With particular focus on women and children, other religious and minorities in greater danger of persecution from Taliban. However for the Afghan workers and interpreters: the Afghan relocations and assistance policy (ARAP) scheme was launched on 1 April 2021. It was designed to resettle interpreters and other people who worked for the UK in Afghanistan. The statistic by the Home office is that 2000 Afghan staff and their families in the UK, although the target is 5,000 by the end of this year under this scheme.