Local agencies say KC area could welcome 625 Afghan refugees
September 12, 2021
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Resettlement agencies in the Kansas City area have told the federal government that they have the capacity to welcome 625 refugees from Afghanistan.
Three organizations designated by the U.S. State Department as resettlement agencies submitted the figure in a proposal to the agency in late August, The Kansas City Star reports. The agencies are Della Lamb Community Center, Jewish Vocational Services and Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas.
But Della Lamb Executive Director Ryan Hudnall said the figure is subject to change depending on who chooses to come to Kansa...