By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — A flight of Afghan children refugees landed in Chicago on Wednesday evening.

A Department of Homeland Security spokesperson told us the children traveled without a parent or legal guardian on a flight from Qatar to Chicago.

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Following referral to the Office of Refugee Resettlement, some children will be united with vetted sponsors or family members and go home with them.

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Others will remain in the care of the Office of Refugee Resettlement.

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All children receives measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines before departing for the U.S. They will receive varicella vaccines, and COVID-19 vaccines if eligible, now that they have arrived.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff