White House has told governors how many Afghan refugees they can expect to be resettled

워싱턴 The White House has informed governors about the number of Afghan refugees they can expect to be resettled in their states in coming weeks, an administration official told CNN Thursday.

Former Delaware governor Jack Markell and former FEMA acting head Bob Fenton, who are overseeing the resettlement efforts, 알레한드로 마요르카스 국토안보부 장관, and other senior White House officials made the calls to the governors on Wednesday, 관계자는 말했다.
관리에 따르면, the allocations to each state were made under the new Afghan Placement and Assistance (APA) Program and were based on the initial 37,000 arrivals. Under the plan, California and Texas will have the highest allocations — 5,255 과 4,481, 각기. 워싱턴, 오클라호마, 애리조나, 플로리다, 그루지야, 메릴랜드, 미시간, 미주리, 노스 캐롤라이나, New York and Virginia are also slated to resettle more than 1,000 Afghan refugees. Mississippi and Alabama are projected to resettle the lowest number of Afghans: 10 마다.
    The purpose of the APA Program is to provide newly arrived Afghans with initial relocation services as they begin to rebuild their lives in the United States,” 관계자는 말했다. “These services will be provided through local refugee resettlement agencies across the country.
      The official said the numbermay increase over time based on capacity shared by State Refugee Coordinators and local resettlement agencies.
        The majority of the Afghans who will be resettled in the United States have worked directly with the US on its mission in Afghanistan, including across military, 외교, and development effortsor will be a family member of someone who did,” 그들은 말했다. “Thousands more of this group worked as journalists, 인권 운동가, or humanitarian workers and had careers that put them at risk, which makes them eligible for P1 or P2 visas.
          The official saidmany moreare family members of US citizens and green card holders.
            The resettlement will begin in the next few weeks after the arriving Afghans receive medical screenings and immunizations, like for measles, mumps and rubella, at military bases overseas, 관계자는 말했다.

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