McKee to announce launch of Afghan Relief RI

This is scheduled for Monday at noon.
Gov. Dan McKee signing a bill. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Governor Dan McKee is set to announce a foundation to support Afghan refugees resettled in Rhode Island.

It was in September when the Ocean State learned it would welcome 250 ‘humanitarian parolees’ from Afghanistan by the end of the year.

R.I. one step closer to welcoming up to 250 ‘humanitarian parolees’ from Afghanistan |

This is an effort coordinated along with Dorcas International Institution of Rhode Island and the Diocese of Providence, the two local refugee resettlement agencies.

This is a developing story, please check back for details.

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