By Brent Ruffner | Scottsdale Independent
A Scottsdale immigration attorney has been thrust into urgent circumstances as he tries to assist an Afghan interpreter make his way out of a potentially deadly situation in Kabul.
The Associated Press reported officials said efforts have been underway for several days from various points in Kabul as Afghans seek to flee the country taken over by the Taliban. Intelligence teams inside Kabul are helping guide both Americans and Afghans and their families to the airport or are arranging for them to be rescued by other means.
Valley immigration attorney Darius Amiri is attempting to help one man obtain a work visa to be able to return to the United States. Amiri is chair of the immigration department and an attorney at Rose Law Group in Scottsdale.
Now, the man — who the attorney identified as Zabi who worked as an interpreter for the U.S. military while they were in Afghanistan, made it past the Taliban and to the airport gate in Kabul, the attorney said.
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