University of Maryland announces temporary housing for Afghan refugees

The individuals were at grave risk if they would have stayed due to the work they conducted to help the U.S.

The University of Maryland on Tuesday announced it would provide temporary housing for Afghan refugees.

The school is working with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to house some Afghan refugees for up to a year.

The initiative is the “first-of-its-kind for a public university,” according to a statement, as the refugees will be housed in campus facilities and not school-owned houses off campus.

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