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Heinrich Statement On Holloman Air Force Base Receiving Afghan Refugees

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Holloman Air Force Base will begin temporarily housing Afghan refugees following their evacuation from Afghanistan:

“New Mexico stands ready to welcome the Afghan refugees who will be temporarily housed at Holloman Air Force Base. We will not turn our backs on the Afghans who helped us over the past twenty years and are counting on us now. I am closely monitoring this situation to ensure Holloman has all the resources necessary to protect the health and safety of evacuees throughout this process.”