U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas’s Call with Counterparts from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom | site |


(Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: August 18, 2021)

Washington - - On August 17, 2021, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas participated in a call with Five Eyes counterparts from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom to discuss the ongoing situation in Afghanistan. Secretary Mayorkas and the Ministers discussed efforts to facilitate the relocation of our citizens and their families, Afghan nationals who have worked for and on behalf of the United States and our allies, and other eligible vulnerable Afghans. The group discussed the necessity of providing safe passage in Kabul for vulnerable individuals and committed to coordinating further on relocation and resettlement efforts.