In the midst of a war-torn humanitarian crisis, Mayor Q invited Afghans to Kansas City.
Local organizations are quickly working to welcome our new friends. Meanwhile, about a week before a horrific terrorist attack that killed dozens and 13 U.S. service members, the White House assured Americans that the new arrivals will be vetted.
Here's a quick www.TonysKansasCity.com look at this situation as this cowtown prepares the welcome wagon . . .
As thousands of refugees fly out of Afghanistan, Della Lamb Community Services in Kansas City prepares to help. More than 83,000 people have evacuated Afghanistan. Many hope to make the United States home."There's so much uncertainty about what's happening in Afghanistan and what will be the impacts to those in Kansas City," said Ryan Hudnall, executive director of Della Lamb Community Services.It's one of three charities in the metro that does refugee resettlement.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City refugee organizations want to ensure they are ready to welcome Afghan refugees, though it's still unclear how many will resettle in the metro following the Taliban's capture of the Afghan capital earlier this month.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City 2nd District Councilwoman Teresa Loar has been in near-constant contact with a friend and his family as they try desperately to flee Afghanistan after Thursday's terror attack at Hamid Karzai International Airport.
President Biden Joe Biden Supreme Court blocks Biden's eviction moratorium Overnight Defense & National Security: Terror in Kabul as explosions kill and injure hundreds White House: Biden 'somber' and 'outraged' after hearing of Kabul attack MORE emphasized on Sunday that refugees who are being evacuated from Afghanistan will be thoroughly vetted before they are brought to the United States.
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