Vermont to welcome 100 Afghan refugees
MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont was hoping to get 100 Afghan refugees and now that wish is coming true.
Vermont is getting 100.
So is New Hampshire.
New York state is getting 1,100. It’s unclear if any are coming to the North Country.
Afghan evacuees go through a homeland security vetting process and undergo health screening.
Evacuees who are 12 and older are required to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
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