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‘They are already here’: DeSaulnier says Bay Area mobilizing to assist Afghans

Refugees from Afghanistan are already arriving in the East Bay and local officials and community groups are scrambling to make their arrival as welcoming as possible. U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Walnut Creek, met with members of Concord’s Noor Islamic and Cultural Community Center Tuesday afternoon, assuring them lines of communication are open and that the […]