The War in Ukraine, Refugees, and the State Department’s Role

In this week’s Immigration Nerds podcast, host and lead researcher Luke Bianco talks to Aaron Karnell, an EIG Senior Attorney, Consular Affairs, and a former Consular Officer for the U.S. Department of State. Aaron shares his insights and experience in a discussion about the United States’ refugee process, visa options, and limitations, and the State Department’s role during a war or other crisis, including facilitating humanitarian parole for refugees and keeping US citizens safe while ensuring staff availability.