Chattanooga Approved For 20 Afghan Refugees

Chattanooga Has Been Approved To Receive 20 Afghan Refugees Out Of The 415 That Will Be Resettling In Tennessee. Governor Lee’s Office Made The Announcement Shortly After The Biden Administration Informed Him About The Resettlements. The Refugees Will Be Placed In Local Agencies Upon Arriving In The State.

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Governor Lee Asks For Greater Transparency In Afghan Resettlement

Governor Lee Is Asking White House For Transparency As TN Prepares For At Least 415 Refugees From Afghanistan. An Email Sent By The U.S. Department Of State’s Afghan Placement And Assistance Program Provided Lee’s Office With An Estimated Number Of Refugees To Expect But Also Told Them To Anticipate That The Number Would Increase.

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Lee Authorized Afghan Refugee Resettlement Across Tennessee

Although Lee Has Stated That The Federal Government Owes Americans A Plan Before Anything Can Be Considered In Regards To Taking Afghan Refugees, His Previously Stated Open-Door Policy For Welcoming Refugees Appears To Be Alive And Well As They Are Currently Arriving And Being Relocated Within The State.

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TennCon’s BIG 7 Weekend Digest!… September 10, 2021

1) Biden Unveils Vaccine Mandate To Affect 100 Million Americans
2) Afghan Refugee Vetting Process In Question While TN Targeted For Resettlement
3) Tennessee Special Ops Working To Rescue Allies In Afghanistan
4) University Of TN Knoxville Hosts Racially Segregated Workshops
5) Judge Issues Restraining Order On Lee’s School Mask Mandate In Shelby County
6) Reward For Missing Hawkins County Girl Surpasses $38,000
7) Memphis Border Patrol Agents Intercept Mexican Drug Shipment

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Afghan Refugee Vetting Process In Question While TN Targeted For Resettlement

As Governor Lee’s Administration Refuses To Comment About Their Stance On The Influx Of Afghan Refugees Being Relocated To Tennessee, House Speaker Cameron Sexton Voices His Distrust In The Biden Administration’s Vetting Process.

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