36 Afghan refugees to resettle in Memphis

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 09, 2021 3:21 PM CT

Most of the refugees arriving in Memphis are allowed to enter the country because they fear persecution under Taliban rule. Others aided the U.S. military in Afghanistan. 

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Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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