National security expert urges caution as thousands flee Afghanistan for the US

By: Kimberly Craig WXYZ

DETROIT (WXYZ) — "Due to the complicated nature of these evacuations and to protect the privacy and security of the arriving Afghans we are not providing specifics," said a spokesperson for the U.S. State Department about when and where Afghan men, women, and children could be arriving in Michigan and other states.


Afghan refugees have already begun arriving at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin, the state's only active military installation, following the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan last week.

Here in Michigan, refugee resettlement organizations like Samaritas have begun preparing for the arrival of Afghans by collecting monetary donations and accepting names of those interested in offering housing. Click Here to read more.

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