White House Holds Roundtable on Afghan Evacuees

Administration gets private sector involved in Operation Allies Welcome.

Secretary of State Blinken, Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas, and White House Coordinator for Operation Allies Welcome Jack Markell led a roundtable on Tuesday with CEOs and other senior executives from 28 companies. Operation Allies Welcome is an initiative involving the private sector to welcome Afghan allies and at-risk Afghans who have been relocated to the U.S.

The White House announced Welcome.US, “a new hub working to channel the outpouring of support from Americans and institutions eager to get involved in welcoming and resettling Afghans across the United States.” They continued regarding the roundtable, “The participants discussed opportunities to equip Afghans for success by accelerating resettlement and reducing barriers to employment, affordable housing, education, health care, and other needs.”

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the president and administration officials as the resettlement and resources for evacuees are discussed.
  • For Secretary Mayorkas to seek God’s guidance as the efforts to integrate refugees are implemented.
  • For Coordinator Markell as he oversees Operation Allies Welcome.

Sources: The White House


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