Rep. Schakowsky on Afghan refugees’ arrival to Chicago: ‘We’re expecting more because we are a refugee-welcoming place to be’

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Afghan refugees line up for food in a dining hall at Fort Bliss’ Doña Ana Village, in New Mexico, where they are being housed, Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. The Biden administration provided the first public look inside the U.S. military base where Afghans airlifted out of Afghanistan are screened, amid questions about how the government is caring for the refugees and vetting them. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Rep. Jan Schakowski (D-Skokie) joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to discuss the first wave of Afghan refugees arrival to Chicago. At least 500 Afghans are expected to arrive in the city following the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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