Connecticut Readies to Accept Afghan RefugeesEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Officials in Connecticut say they are expecting to house several hundred Afghanistan refugees in the coming weeks. Gov. Ned Lamont said in a news release the refugees will be “fully vetted” by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and have all necessary vaccinations, including for COVID-19. “My administration was informed by the White House that our state will soon be asked to house as many as 310 Afghan refugees for resettlement in Connecticut,” Lamont said. “I welcome these individuals with open arms into our wonderful state.” Lamont said he had ordered the state’s Department of Social Services to coordinate with other state, federal and local entities to ensure all the necessary resources are in place to support the refugees with necessities such as food, shelter and job training. “These evacuees are our allies and have supported our country for years, and it is our turn to return the favor,” Lamont …Read More

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