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New Mexico’s Refugee Resettlement Program

September 10, 2021 As thousands of Afghan refugees arrive at New Mexico military bases, the state is prepared to welcome some of them into its communities. Senior producer Matt Grubs speaks with Deputy Human Services Secretary Angela Medrano, who helps oversee the state’s Refugee Resettlement Program, about the next steps and what the federal government is – and is not – disclosing about refugee arrivals.  

Matt Grubs, NMiF senior producer 

Angela Medrano, deputy secretary, New Mexico Human Services Department 
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