Supervisors support plan for Afghan refugee resettlement
Excerpt from Fox 5 San Diego
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Supporting a proposal by Supervisor Joel Anderson, the board also directed the county to work with Congress to utilize frozen Taliban assets to pay for Afghan refugee resettlement activities.
“East County, (which) I represent, has a large population of Afghans and others with Middle Eastern heritage,” Anderson said. “The actions taken today will help guarantee clear communication and coordination among government and nonprofits to provide the resources needed to protect these vulnerable individuals.”