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What do refugee criminals cost taxpayers?

Posted by Ann Corcoran on August 20, 2018

It is a question I have asked many times over the years!

Whenever I see a news story with some glowing report about how refugees financially benefit the communities in which they are placed, I suspect that all the costs to society are never calculated. 

For instance….

Costs like remittance dollars sent out of the US economy (a story for another day!)? Cost of interpreters for myriad obscure languages? Complete cost of educating the children? Costs associated with elderly and infirm refugees? And, the cost of crime, of courts, of prison time!

 

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High security federal prison, Victorville, in California where an Uzbek refugee attempted to murder the prison warden!

 

We have had a bunch of refugee crime stories lately including the Iraqi alleged terrorist found living in California, the Iraqi who shot a police officer in the head in Colorado, the Uzbek sentenced for trying to kill the prison warden, the Ethiopian alleged human rights abuser arrested in Virginia last week, and see today’s more detailed story about the Arizona Somalis who lied to get in to the US. (All those and 2,000 more stories are posted in my Crimes category.)

Someone with accounting and financial skills needs to put some time in to researching the costs to the US taxpayer of refugee criminals in America.

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Crimes, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Taxpayer goodies, What you can do, Where to find information | Tagged: , | Leave a Comment »

Tucson, AZ: Somalis lied at every turn to obtain refugee status (update)

Posted by Ann Corcoran on August 20, 2018

The Arizona Daily Star has posted a very detailed report on what happened in court in Tucson with the government’s case against a husband and wife team who allegedly had some relationship with Islamic terror group al-Shabab in Africa. See my previous post here.

Fraud, fraud and more fraud!

So much for Obama’s extreme vetting…..

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How many more Somalis welcomed to the US are using more than one name?

I’ve snipped just a bit of the story below, but please read the whole thing.  A few of the many things that interested me were:

~The pair (28 and 25 years old)  it now seems have used various names and have FIVE children with one still in Africa. Is it a young boy they left for the terrorists to raise?

~They came to the US via China and they supposedly got to Beijing, China on $500 (5,725 mile 14 hour flight on $500?).  And, why were we picking up random Somalis in Beijing?

~He (whatever his name is) lost his hands in a blast in a market, he says. Was he delivering a bomb that exploded prematurely? Or, perhaps making the bomb?

~The couple was getting ready to move to Minneapolis. What! to hide in the huge Somali community there?

I’m sure you will have even more questions when you read the whole story:

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Ethiopian refugee arrested in Virginia, government says he lied to become US citizen

Posted by Ann Corcoran on August 19, 2018

Here we go again!  It sure looks like the Trump Justice Department has launched a campaign to ferret out those who fraudulently got in to the US claiming they were refugees. (Reminds me to start watching DOJ press announcements on a daily basis!)

Michael Patrick Leahy at Breitbart has penned another post within days of telling us about the Iraqi refugee arrested in California.  In that case the government alleges that the Iraqi was a member of ISIS when he arrived here from Turkey.

Here we learn that the DOJ is alleging that this refugee was not abused and persecuted, but was himself a human rights abuser.

Report: Ethiopian Refugee Arrested for Fraudulent U.S. Citizenship, Was Interrogator During ‘Red Terror’

 

Special agents from the Department of Homeland Security arrested an Ethiopian refugee after he was indicted on Tuesday on felony charges of allegedly fraudulently obtaining U.S. citizenship.

 

 

 

“Mergia Negussie Habteyes, 58, is charged in an indictment, which was returned by a grand jury for the Eastern District of Virginia on Aug. 14, alleging that Negussie told a series of lies to U.S. immigration authorities in the course of obtaining authority to enter the United States as a refugee, subsequently obtaining lawful permanent-resident status, and ultimately obtaining U.S. citizenship,” The Department of Justice(DOJ) said in a statement released on Friday:

Specifically, the indictment asserts that, when he applied for naturalization in the United States, Negussie falsely stated that he never persecuted persons because of their political opinion, and he failed to disclose that he had committed a crime or offense for which he was not arrested.

In fact, according to the indictment, Negussie served as a civilian interrogator in the Higher 3 prison in Ethiopia in the late 1970s, during a period known as the Red Terror. In that role, Negussie is alleged to have participated in the persecution, through brutality, of individuals imprisoned because of their political opinion.

Additionally, Negussie falsely stated that he never gave false or misleading information to any U.S. government official while applying for any immigration benefit and that he never lied to U.S. immigration authorities to gain entry or admission into the United States and to obtain immigration benefits.

News of the arrest of the Ethiopian refugee in Virginia on felony charges follows the announcement this week of the arrest of an Iraqi refugee and alleged Islamic State murderer in California, who was charged with lying on his refugee application and now faces an extradition hearing based on a warrant for the 2014 of an Iraqi police officer issued by an Iraqi judge in May of this year.

More here.

The Washington Post has a short article yesterday, but doesn’t give us any additional information.

I want to know exactly when he was admitted to the US as a refugee.  I would also love to know which resettlement agency placed him, but that is something we rarely ever hear.  An exception is the recent case of the Iraqi who shot a police officer in Colorado where we learned it was Lutheran Social Services that was his caretaker upon arrival.

By the way, over the years we have brought in a huge number of refugees from Ethiopia and even one of the nine contractors is the Ethiopian Community Development Council  (head quarters located in Virginia).

This post is filed in my Crimes’ category along with 2,000 plus other stories involving refugee and immigrant crimes here and around the world.

 

Posted in Changing the way we live, Crimes, Immigration fraud, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Trump | Tagged: , , , | 5 Comments »

US Catholic Bishops launch campaign to pressure Trump to admit large number of refugees

Posted by Ann Corcoran on August 19, 2018

This is one more in a stream of news stories about how the federally-funded refugee resettlement contractors are fighting for their lives as their budgets shrink under this President.

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See the toolkit here:   https://justiceforimmigrants.org/2016site/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/JFI-Share-the-Journey-Toolkit-Only-for-FY19-PD-final-7.27.pdf

It is no surprise that the US Conference of Catholic Bishops—the largest resettlement agency of the nine NGOs hired by the US State Department *** to place refugees in your towns and cities, is launching this campaign directed at Donald Trump.

For years, I have searched in vain to discover the numbers of refugees each of the nine resettles, but this article at least (thanks to reader Joanne for sending it) tells us that the Bishops must be number one!

“The USCCB, along with a national network of Catholic partners, has resettled nearly one-third of all refugees to the U.S. since 1980.”

 

As usual, no where in this appeal to parishioners do they mention that they are PAID BY THE HEAD FOR EACH REFUGEE THEY PLACE!

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Community destabilization, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Taxpayer goodies, The Opposition, Trump, Trump Watch!, What you can do | Tagged: , | 13 Comments »

Uzbek refugee sentenced to additional 20 years in prison for attempted murder

Posted by Ann Corcoran on August 18, 2018

The warden was supposed to die! (Kurbanov told the court)

 

Fazliddin Kurbanov was already serving a sentence of 25 years on terrorism charges when he tried to kill the warden at California’s Victorville prison. The warden was seriously wounded and scarred for life from the improvised knife attack.

Thanks to Richard for spotting the story at Creeping Sharia.

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Kurbanov is just one of many vetted refugees who have been found to have terrorist or criminal connections and the Trump Administration has been busy finding more as we have been reporting.

 

We have covered this case from Kurbanov’s arrest in 2013. We were especially interested in how so many radicalized Uzbek’s were being ‘welcomed’ to America as refugees.

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, Crimes, diversity's dark side, Immigration fraud, Iraqi refugees, Muslim refugees, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Stealth Jihad, Taxpayer goodies, Trump | Tagged: , , , | 11 Comments »

China accused of sending Muslim minority Uighurs to re-education camps

Posted by Ann Corcoran on August 18, 2018

The story is bubbling around on the internet and will surely soon break out on cable TV.

 

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The Uighurs (sometimes spelled Uyghurs) are people of Turkish origin.   https://www.ibtimes.co.uk/china-detaining-least-120000-muslim-uighurs-re-education-camps-1656603

 

Although, not a refugee story yet, it could be in a few years down the road. Once Trump is no longer our President, and if there has been no serious reform of refugee law, the refugee industry will be busy finding more diversity for your towns and cities.

One thing that I find fascinating is that so far I haven’t seen the international Islamic activists seriously attacking the Chinese for Islamophobia in the media (what! no Chinese CAIR?) and definitely not on Chinese soil through terror attacks.

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Unhappy refugee contractors not getting insider information out of Trump Administration

Posted by Ann Corcoran on August 17, 2018

The story at The Intercept by reporter Sara Aziza is a rehash of much of the same old stuff the Open Borders Refugee industry has been spreading far and wide as the time approaches for the Trump Administration to announce its “Determination” for how many refugees the US will ‘welcome’ in FY19 under the US Refugee Admissions Program.

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The Intercept reporter Sara Aziza   https://theintercept.com/staff/sarah-aziza/

The title (below) is overstating the case.  In my view, the Trump team could be doing a lot more to really “dismantle” the program.

As I have said repeatedly, the Administration can “slash” the numbers for a few years, but without real reform of the seriously flawed program from the UN picking most of our refugees to the US State Department and its contractors*** secretly sending them to unsuspecting towns and cities (often to satisfy the needs of globalist industries), the US Refugee Admissions Program will simply pick right up where it left off in 2020 or 2024 if the present system isn’t completely scrapped.

You can read most of The Intercept story  (hat tip: Joanne) for yourself, but I have picked out a few nuggets that made me chuckle in a story about “Trump’s race to the bottom.”

 

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, Muslim refugees, Obama, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Resettlement cities, Taxpayer goodies, The Opposition, Trump, Trump Watch!, Who is going where | Tagged: , , , | 14 Comments »

Breitbart: Chronology of lies in case of Iraqi refugee arrested in California

Posted by Ann Corcoran on August 17, 2018

So much for “robust” screening…..

Michael Patrick Leahy writing at Breitbart did a thorough job of cataloging the chronology of lies told by alleged ISIS fighter turned Obama refugee—Omar Ameen.

From Breitbart yesterday (I saw it after I posted my short news item on the arrest, here)

And, btw, other news stories on the case only did a quick summary, while Leahy actually went to the court filings:

Iraqi Refugee, Alleged Islamic State Murderer, Arrested in California

 

The FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested an Iraqi refugee in Sacramento, California on Wednesday on the authority of an arrest warrant for the 2014 murder of an Iraqi police officer issued by an Iraqi judge on May 16.

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Ameen has a scheduled hearing on Monday in his extradition case—watch the courts save his ass!

“Omar Ameen, 45, an Iraqi national, wanted on a murder charge in Iraq, appeared before a federal magistrate judge in Sacramento, California today in connection with proceedings to extradite him to face trial in Iraq.

Ameen settled in Sacramento as a purported refugee and attempted to gain legal status in the United States,” the Department of Justice said in a statement released late Wednesday.

Court documents alleged that Ameen, who entered the United States from Turkey in November 2014 through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program, led a four truck ISIS caravan to Rahwah, Iraq where he murdered the police officer on June 22, 2014.

[….]

Court documents presented on Wednesday outline what appears to be a highly sophisticated ruse by Ameen, who along with many members of his family has been a member of ISIS and its predecessor Islamist terrorist organizations since at least 2004, to gain approval into the U.S. Refugee Admissions program by making a number of false statements, and then use his approved U.S. refugee status as a getaway mechanism after carrying out the 2014 murder of the Iraqi police officer.

Leahy then goes through a series of lies told by Ameen that should have raised red flags if he had ever received any “robust” vetting as the Obama Administration and the refugee industry had been insisting was the case.

As we have reported on many occasions, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees does the first cut on the supposed screening of refugees to America. 

Leahy plucked this bit from government filings against Ameen:

In or about April 2012, Ameen arrived in Turkey and began the process of applying for refugee status.

Ameen claimed on his Resettlement Registration Form before the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (“UNHCR”) that in 2010, his father, Abdulsattar Ameen Hussein, was killed due to his cooperation with the American military. . . In actuality, the death certificate for Abdulsattar Ameen (which Ameen did not submit with any of his applications) indicates he died from natural causes—a cerebral clot—on December 25, 2010.

That is just one example of the shoddy screening this alleged ISIS fighter received.

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Apparently James Comey was right about one thing when he told Congress in 2017 that the FBI was investigating US refugees for ties to terrorism.  300 he said! https://refugeeresettlementwatch.wordpress.com/2017/05/09/comey-fbi-looking-at-2000-cases-of-us-links-to-foreign-terrorists-300-are-refugees/

Perhaps most astounding is Ameen’s time line.

He was granted refugee status on June 5, 2014 even as he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest in Iraq for other ISIS terror-related activities. He returned to Iraq on June 22, 2014 and allegedly killed the police officer. Did no one even know he had left Turkey?

Five months later he was resettled in Sacramento by the Obama Administration.

Read all of Leahy’s account here.

Expect the whole story to disappear from the media within days because it flies in the face of the major refugee industry talking point that refugees are thoroughly screened.

By the way, four resettlement contractors were operating in Sacramento in 2014: International Rescue Committee, Church World Service, US Conference of Catholic Bishops and the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants.  Wonder which one placed him.

One more thing…

Through the Obama years Turkey was one of the top countries processing refugees to the US, see here.  Under President Trump, Turkey lost its significant role in sending us mostly Muslim refugees.

 

Posted in Changing the way we live, Crimes, diversity's dark side, Immigration fraud, Iraqi refugees, Muslim refugees, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Resettlement cities, Stealth Jihad, Trump, Who is going where | Tagged: , , , , | 5 Comments »

Minnesota: Muslims say they will show their power next week at Vikings stadium

Posted by Ann Corcoran on August 16, 2018

“There’s been nothing else like this, promoted anywhere in the United States which is a message in and of itself.”

(Minnesota resident Bob Carrillo)

But, it isn’t too late for Minnesotans and others to tell the powers-that-be at the US Bank Stadium that you object to the event—an event that celebrates the ritual slaughter of animals.

 

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From Third Rail Talk:

The Secret Plan of Muslims to Sneak Tens of Thousands Into the U.S. Bank Stadium for a Historic “Show of Power” in Minnesota

 

There is a secret plan to literally sneak fifty thousand Muslims into the Minnesota Vikings US Bank Stadium.

Feast of the Sacrifice…at US Bank Stadium? Yup.

Their own words not mine: “to show our unity and power”.

What is the Islamic event about?

Well it’s called EID AL ADHA – Feast of the Sacrifice.

About a week and a half ago we discovered this program being sponsored by some very interesting people and organizations.

Fifty thousand people – two day event on the 21st and 22nd of August at our Minnesota Vikings US Bank Stadium. That folks is tantamount to two Super Bowls back to back. We just had a Super Bowl here recently and capacity is between 60 and 65 thousand people! These folks have, in a very stealth fashion, invited 50 thousand people to be in the stadium on the 21st and 22nd – both days.

With a list of who’s who in the Islamist world in terms of Imams from Minnesota and from around the country as presenters.

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This is the first of its kind and it’s massive. And Minnesota residents Minneapolis St Paul and the surrounding area are not prepared for this.

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Call the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority at 612-332-0386 and demand, the operative word there, demand its cancellation.

Tomorrow!!!

Come to the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority Board Meeting on Friday, August 17 at 9 am and voice your position together with other citizens.

More here.  See how secretive the organizers have been about the gathering.

See also the video accompanying the story.  Honestly I couldn’t watch because the ‘celebration’ is about brutally sacrificing animals. BTW, where is PETA?

Wonder where the organizers will find 50,000 celebrants?

Just have a look at the numbers Conservative Review put together yesterday. We are admitting Muslims to the US by the tens of thousands annually through a variety of LEGAL immigration programs. Expect the construction of more mosques and events like this one!

Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, diversity's dark side, Muslim refugees, Pockets of Resistance, Resettlement cities, Stealth Jihad, What you can do | Tagged: , , | 30 Comments »

Don’t miss Conservative Review’s accounting of legal immigrants from Muslim countries admitted to the US since 9/11

Posted by Ann Corcoran on August 16, 2018

Daniel Horowitz has penned an excellent (and frightening) analysis of who is being admitted to the US through myriad legal programs (in addition to the usual refugee numbers that we know are way down in recent months).

Conservative Review (hat tip: Cathy):

Aimless fighting in Afghanistan — while we bring Afghanistan to our shores

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A reader has brought it to our attention that the last column is obviously mislabeled and should read (2001-2018)

 

Whoever thought of the strategy of sending our troops to referee Islamic civil wars on their soil while bringing their civil wars and terror financing to our own shores was brilliantly dumb. But that is still the strategy of the West in combatting jihad. The European countries are even worse than we are in importing the Middle East, but we are not that far behind. Meanwhile, we continue to put our boots on their ground and shoulder the burden of endless wars that would not affect us if not for our immigration policies.

Here’s a novel idea: What if we focused on our own borders, stopped self-destructing through our front-door immigration policies, busted up terror financing networks globally and domestically, and disrupted the Muslim Brotherhood and other radical networks operating here at home?

Unlike China, Russia, North Korea, and potentially Iran, nothing that happens in these Sunni hellholes – from Somalia, Yemen, Niger, and Mali to Syria and Afghanistan – can harm us … unless we bring them to our country, as we did for years and are increasingly doing now. Yet our endless and aimless missions, chasing our tails in their sand dunes at a cost of trillions of dollars and thousands of precious U.S. lives, have depleted our resources and our resolve to deal with those who truly pose a conventional threat to our homeland, now or in the future.

One year later, the Afghanistan surge is a failure….

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The miserable irony is that while nothing in Afghanistan can come close to hurting us, as the Taliban has nowhere near the global reach of a group like Hezbollah, we are bringing Afghans here at a record pace. Just in the first quarter of 2018, we brought in 5,718. At that pace, 2018’s total number will dwarf the recent trend of 12,000 per year. We’ve brought in over 86,000 Afghans since 9/11! In last year’s defense authorization bill, Congress authorized another 3,500 special immigrant visas, which grant refugee status to Afghan officials, despite a SIGAR report showing that half of all the foreign personnel who have gone AWOL in this country after being brought here for training were Afghans. Most are still at large and unaccounted for.

The rise in immigration from Afghanistan reflects a broader trend of importing the Middle East to our country. I counted the number of green cards given out in 2017, the first year of Trump’s presidency, to nationals from 47 majority-Muslim countries, and the total number was up to 167,000. The pace for 2018, based on hard data from the first quarter, seems to be tracking with that rate. This is still a very high level and only very slightly down from Obama’s record year in 2016. Overall, we’ve admitted 2.2 million immigrants from those countries from 2001 through March 31, 2018.

Continue reading here.

See my previous posts on Afghan Special Immigrant Visa holders.  While the number of regular refugees is declining under the Trump Administration, Afghan SIVs are treated as refugees and their numbers  are helping the refugee contractors stay afloat because the contractors (the VOLAGs) are paid to place them as well.

Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, Muslim refugees, Other Immigration, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Refugee statistics, Stealth Jihad, Trump | Tagged: , , | 6 Comments »

 
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