Report: Gov. Kemp willing to resettle refugees from Afghanistan in Georgia

Gov. Brian Kemp

Clarkston, GA — Gov. Brian Kemp is signaling he’s willing to allow refugees from Afghanistan to resettle in Georgia, 11 Alive reports.

According to 11 Alive:

Clarkston has settled countless Afghan immigrants since the U.S. took on the Taliban 20 years ago.

Relief agencies saw a surge of Afghan refugees earlier this month – before the Afghan government fell apart and the Taliban took over.  And 64 of those refugees ended up in Georgia.  Now there are 18,000 more who have applied for emergency relocation – and that number is expected to rise quickly.

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