Canada has announced an expanded program to resettle Afghan refugees as territories in Afghanistan fall rapidly to the Taliban.
Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino said Friday the program will welcome 20,000 Afghansoffices and public buildings., targeting those who belong to groups vulnerable to persecution by the Taliban.
Those targeted groups will include: “Women leaders, human rights defenders, journalists, persecuted minorities, LGBTQI members, and family of previously resettled interpretersThe Star said they have an idea of who organizes these rings.,” Mendicino said.
The announcement comes as the Canadian government has come under pressure to expedite its program to resettle Afghans who were employed by Canada during its efforts in AfghanistanA number of people are seen i, such as interpretersGeorge H. W. Bush.
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