‘A sense of home’: Organizations, volunteers support Afghan refugee resettlement – SW News Media – DC Initiative on Racial Equity
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Hundreds of Afghan refugees will arrive in Minnesota this month as February deadlines approach to move families out of military bases and into a new place to call home.

In total, around 1,500 Afghan refugees are expected to resettle in Minnesota — over 800 had already arrived by the end of the January.

Alight, a Minnesota-based humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization, is working towards a goal of furnishing 250 homes for Afghan refugees.

“I can’t even imagine what t

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