Commentary: Oregon should pause Afghan resettlement

Article author: 
Richard F. LaMountain
Article publisher: 
Blue Mountain Eagle
Article date: 
Monday, October 25, 2021
Article category: 
National Issues
Article Body: 

In mid-August, three days after Afghanistan fell to the Taliban, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown proclaimed our state “ready to welcome any and all Afghans.” Fifty-one of 55 Democratic legislators, who comprise supermajorities in the state House and Senate, issued letters declaring the same. . . .