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US officials prep cargo building at JFK Airport to process, house Afghan refugees: sources

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A cargo building at JFK Airport on Monday was converted into a processing center for refugees fleeing Afghanistan — and many may end up temporarily living in the building, sources told the Daily News. The airport’s massive Building 87, which normally houses cargo operations and is where Port Authority K-9 cops train with their dogs, will be the first glimpse of America for many of the Afghans arriving at the international airport after fleeing the Taliban in the wake of its takeover of Afghanistan following the withdrawal of the U.S. military there. The U.S. deadline to pull troops from Afghan…

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