The Atlanta area is among a list of 19 U.S. cities where the U.S. State Department says it will resettle untold thousands of Afghans who worked with the U.S. military as translators or interpreters in Afghanistan. That announcement came via Facebook from U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga. He wants Georgians to welcome their “Afghan brothers and sisters with open arms and hearts.”

But critics like Mark Krikorian, executive director of the Washington-based Center for Immigration Studies, warn that “the evacuation from Kabul was so haphazard and rushed that many, perhaps most, of those extracted were not previously screened people.” 

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