Fort Bliss houses up to 10,000 Afghan evacuees

Middle East 09/12/21, 18:24

Thousands of unaccompanied children who crossed into the United States will now stay in a Texan refugee camp that also temporarily houses about 10,000 Afghan asylum seekers. The Biden administration held a media tour of Fort Bliss in El Paso, on Sept. 10. Afghans who were successfully evacuated are now being ...

US prepares to house ‘tens of thousands’ of Afghans fleeing Taliban

Opinion 08/18/21, 18:15

American military bases are scrambling to immediately shelter thousands of Afghan refugees who are expected to arrive shortly. The Pentagon claims it already has the "capacity" to accommodate up to "several thousand." "[We] want to be prepared for the potential of tens of thousands," spokesman John Kirby said according to Fox News. ...

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