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Pakistanis Among Last Refugees Allowed In U.S. Before New Guidelines Take Effect

A Pakistani family is one of the last group of refugees to be resettled in the U.S., ahead of new federal guidelines restricting refugee arrivals, expected to go into effect next week.

Carmel Delshad (@cdelshad) of Here & Now contributor WAMU was at Dulles Airport in Virginia, when they arrived and has this report.

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Sisters Rahila, left, and Shaista Sadiq, right, embrace at Dulles Airport as family friend Kristin Kimbart looks on. The sisters went through a two year vetting process before being admitted as refugees to the U.S. Now, they’re among the last refugees to be resettled in the area before new refugee admissions guidelines go into effect next week. (Carmel Delshad/WAMU)
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Sisters Rahila, left, and Shaista Sadiq, right, embrace at Dulles Airport as family friend Kristin Kimbart looks on. The sisters went through a two year vetting process before being admitted as refugees to the U.S. Now, they’re among the last refugees to be resettled in the area before new refugee admissions guidelines go into effect next week. (Carmel Delshad/WAMU)