Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Thousands of Afghan Evacuees Leave US Military Bases for New Homes; Thousands Are Resettling in Communities Around the US Every Week; 9,000 Have Left Military Bases for New Homes with Aid from Vets Groups

Thousands of Afghan evacuees leave US military bases for new homes:
Thousands of Afghan refugees have left their temporary shelters at military installation bases to receive more permanent housing.
With the help of various non-profit organizations, roughly 6,000 Afghan evacuees have left the eight military housing sites, with another 3,000 U.S. citizens, green card holders, and Afghans with close ties to the United States leaving on their own, according to multiple outlets.
There are still more than 55,000 Afghans at military sites in Indiana, New Jersey, New Mexico, Virginia, and Wisconsin, and roughly half of them are children, according to CBS News . There are also an additional 5,000 evacuees housed at military bases overseas waiting to come to the U.S. --->READ MORE HERE
Thousands of Afghan Refugees Are Resettling in Communities Around the US Every Week:
Thousands of Afghan refugees who were temporarily housed at U.S. military bases are resettling in communities around the country every week, CBS News reported on Thursday.
Around 6,000 Afghan refugees who were evacuated from Afghanistan after the Taliban seized power have resettled around the U.S., according to data from the Department of Homeland Security, CBS noted.
Additionally, about 3,000 new residents with U.S. citizenship, green cards and those with close family or friends in the U.S. have left the military bases.
More than 55,000 Afghan evacuees are still at the temporary housing sites across eight military bases in the U.S. and another 5,000 refugees remain waiting in third countries to come to the U.S., according to the outlet.
Around 4,000 evacuees were released to resettle in the U.S. in the last week. --->READ MORE HERE
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