Migrant Families to Arrive in the Bay Area Under Biden's New Refugee Policy

They’ve spent nearly two years in tent encampments in Mexico along the border with the U.S. and on Friday, some of the first migrants who are now allowed to come into the country under new rules from the Biden administration, will cross over.

About nine families will be arriving in the Bay Area over the next few days. They’re coming because there’s a network of volunteers, friends and family members to help settle refugees from central and South American countries.

Belinda Hernandez Arriaga, executive director of A.L.A.S. says her phone started ringing early Thursday morning.

“We realized that they were calls from families at the border that we had

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