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Afghan Resettlement

August 27, 2021 Fleeing Taliban rule, Afghans who were able to leave their homeland are now arriving in the U.S., including to a part of Fort Bliss Army Base that’s in New Mexico. The Line opinion panel offers thoughts on Democratic leaders reaching out to the White House to accept Afghans and what the state can realistically offer. 

Host: Gene Grant 

Line Guests: 
Michael Bird, public health expert 
Dan Boyd, Capitol bureau chief, Albuquerque Journal 
Dede Feldman, former state senator 

For More Information: 

First Afghan refugees arrive in New Mexico – KRQE 

NM leaders offer to help Afghan refugeesAlbuquerque Journal 

Help for Afghan Refugees | Lutheran Family ServicesNMiF Facebook Livestream