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Santa Clara County readies for surge of refugees following U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

Original post made on Sep 16, 2021

Santa Clara County is expecting a dramatic increase in refugees following the United States' withdrawal from Afghanistan, with nonprofits estimating that more than 500 people will need to be resettled over the next 12 months.

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Posted by bluesjr
a resident of Monta Loma
on Sep 16, 2021 at 8:20 pm

bluesjr is a registered user.

"Santa Clara County is one of only California eight counties with an obligation to accept refugees..."

a legal obligation?
if so, why?

and who determine where in the US refugees are sent?