Massachusetts Prepares To Welcome 900 Refugees From Afghanistan – CBS Boston

LOWELL (CBS) – Massachusetts is preparing to welcome as many as 900 evacuees from Afghanistan, who are currently staying at U.S. military bases across the country. “They left quickly and suddenly and left everything behind,” said Jeff Thielman who heads the The International Institute of New England, a resettlement organization. That’s the kind of trauma … Read more

1,500 Afghan Refugees Expected To Resettle In Michigan – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – According to the Southwest Detroit Immigration and Refugee Center, Afghans could be arriving in the state through special immigrant visas and refugee programs. The Southwest Detroit Immigration and Refugee Center is an organization that provides free immigration legal services. READ MORE: Ford To Send $500 To Households Affected By Flat Rock Assembly … Read more

South Bay Lawmakers Vote To Fund Housing, Food, Employment Assistance For Afghan Refugees – CBS San Francisco

SAN JOSE (KPIX) — Santa Clara County has devoted nearly $1 million dollars in new funding to assist Afghan refugees resettling in the South Bay. A unanimous vote by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, increased funding for annual service provider contracts with International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Jewish Family Services of … Read more