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Archive for April 1st, 2015

Top languages spoken by refugees admitted to the US—Arabic is #1

Posted by Ann Corcoran on April 1, 2015

Although I have posted on this before, for all of our new readers, here it is again.  This is from the Refugee Processing Center which is the US State Department’s data collection site for refugee information.

Just remember!  When your town “welcomes” refugees, you will receive refugees from many places. You cannot choose your refugees by saying, only send me the nice Christians from Burma or the Congo, for example.

And, since the Clinton Executive order (which Bush refused to rescind), your local and state government (you, the taxpayer) are responsible for supplying translators for all sorts of problems that crop up in schools, health departments, hospitals, the criminal justice system and anywhere else federal money is involved.

Translation services are becoming one of the most significant (and costly) cottage industries orbiting within the refugee resettlement industry.

Here are the top ten languages spoken by refugees entering the US (from Fiscal Year 2008 to the end of the first quarter of FY 2015 (December 31, 2014))

    Arrivals
Rank Native Language FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 Cumulative Total
1 Arabic 9,767 13,675 15,199 7,372 9,938 17,230 17,859 4,430 95,470
2 Nepali 5,302 13,450 12,355 14,993 15,114 9,164 8,484 1,304 80,166
3 Sgaw Karen 7,460 3,331 5,833 6,521 4,148 5,011 4,115 1,046 37,465
4 Somali 2,402 3,879 4,787 3,057 4,763 7,295 8,449 2,664 37,296
5 Spanish 4,247 4,831 4,951 2,976 2,075 4,429 4,305 778 28,592
6 Chaldean 2,897 3,783 2,550 1,392 1,790 1,954 1,328 204 15,898
7 Burmese 3,769 2,040 1,414 1,290 1,146 1,523 1,066 233 12,481
8 Armenian 3,625 3,444 1,798 747 387 875 1,190 263 12,329
9 Kayah 0 5,267 1,922 1,179 595 784 637 136 10,520
10 Other Minor Languages 1,788 1,913 1,667 673 1,006 1,277 1,124 242 9,690
  Total 41,257 55,613 52,476 40,200 40,962 49,542 48,557 11,300

339,907

 

Do you see that low Somali number for 2008, that is the year that the US State Department shut down the Somali family reunification program when they discovered wide spread fraud—-Somalis were lying on their applications and found not to be related at all to those they claimed were kin.  Surprised?  You shouldn’t be!

Posted in Changing the way we live, Community destabilization, health issues, Muslim refugees, Refugee Resettlement Program, Refugee statistics, Where to find information | Tagged: , | 7 Comments »

CIS: Illegal alien “children” continue to flood border, never really stopped coming

Posted by Ann Corcoran on April 1, 2015

We reported here that the Office of Refugee Resettlement (and its contractors) took charge of 58,000 so-called ‘unaccompanied minors’ in FY2014.

Now comes news from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) that the flow is presently at a 2,000/month level.

Jessica Vaughan, Center for Immigration Studies: American communities need to brace themselves for the onslaught!

It occurred to me recently that the contractors, eager to set up offices in places like Spartanburg, SC, aren’t just doing it to take care of refugees who we admit to the US through the US State Department, but will be in place to help the ‘minors’ and ‘dreamers’ get connected with their services, do the paperwork to bring in their family members and help them through their citizenship process ASAP.

Here is CIS today:

WASHINGTON, DC (April 1, 2015) — The Center for Immigration Studies reports that illegal alien juveniles and families continue to flood across the U.S. border. More than 2,000 illegal alien juveniles have been apprehended and taken into federal custody every month this year – the second highest level ever for arrests of illegal alien minors. Family units also continue to see an incentive to enter the U.S.; the Border Patrol apprehended 1,622 illegal aliens who arrived as part of a family unit in January and another 2,043 family members in February, and expect that March’s total could be as high as 2,700.

The overwhelming majority of juveniles apprehended are male teenagers, about one-third of whom claimed to be 17.

ICE has taken custody of illegal alien juveniles from 27 different countries so far this year. Nearly 90 percent were from four Central American countries (Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua, in that order); half were from Guatemala. However, 41 percent of the few sent home by ICE were from Mexico.

“These statistics show that the surge of illegal arrivals from Central America was never really over,” stated Jessica Vaughan, the Center’s Director of Policy Studies. “The incentives for people to have their children smuggled into the United States illegally have not changed – they know that under Obama administration policies they will be allowed to stay without consequences. American communities should brace themselves to accommodate more new arrivals.”

View the entire report at: http://cis.org/vaughan/influx-central-american-teen-and-family-arrivals-continues.

The numbers also show that few of those apprehended are being sent home. While taking custody of roughly 2,000 illegal alien juveniles per month since the start of the 2015 fiscal year last October, ICE reports removing well under 200 juveniles per month. Only 2,900 total detention beds are available for families and children, so most of the new arrivals are released and then melt into the larger illegal population. About 90 percent of the recent Central American arrivals who had hearings scheduled last summer and fall failed to appear at their immigration hearings and likely remain in the country.

Go here for our complete archive on ‘unaccompanied minors’ extending back several years.  Obama is now working to magically transform these illegal aliens into refugees so that they can get all the welfare goodies refugees receive and get on the fast track to citizenship!

Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, Crimes, Immigration fraud, Obama, Refugee Resettlement Program, Taxpayer goodies, Who is going where | Tagged: , , | 7 Comments »

Concord (NH) Monitor: “Communities have little say about the amount of refugees they receive”

Posted by Ann Corcoran on April 1, 2015

I repeat! Communities have little say about the amount of refugees they receive….

Update April 2nd:  I’m told that Drudge posted this Concord Monitor story yesterday which says to me that the whole refugee issue and its impact on communities is starting to be noticed at a national level!

That is the headline of a piece that ran on Sunday in Concord, NH which is starting to feel the pain of increasing numbers of refugees being deposited there by the former Lutheran Social Service of New England (renamed Ascentria Care Alliance, why did they dump the word “Lutheran?”) and the US State Department.

Ask Manchester, NH Mayor Ted Gatsas about his Herculean efforts (largely unsuccessful) over many years to slow the flow of refugees to his city. Our extensive archive on Manchester is here: https://refugeeresettlementwatch.wordpress.com/?s=Manchester+NH

For years the city of Manchester, NH has been swamped with refugees (over 80 languages in the school system) and the Mayor has tried to get the flow slowed.  The flow has only been slowed slightly as the contractor’s focus has shifted to neighboring cities in New Hampshire, like Concord!

So, anyone just getting started with your own “welcoming” refugee resettlement program (Spartanburg!) pay attention!

From the Concord Monitor:

The federal resettlement program began 35 years ago, and today includes some 190 sites across the country.

In New Hampshire, four cities – Nashua, Manchester, Laconia and Concord – take in refugees, but the numbers are not evenly distributed. Nationally, nearly 70,000 refugees immigrated to the U.S. in the last fiscal year; 373 of those came to New Hampshire, and 189 of those came to Concord.

The city of Concord has minimal say, and minimal official responsibilities, over refugee resettlement. [Local elected officials will bear the brunt of public ire when the availability of subsidized housing declines, the schools are overloaded and the health department is swamped!—ed]

State and resettlement officials will typically share the information they receive about resettlement projections with local officials.  [That is not always the case!—ed]

Concord, in turn, has an opportunity to provide some input on those projections. But as decisions are being made about how many new refugees will resettle here, there’s rarely a discussion – with Concord officials, at least – about the current status of the local economy and what kind of resources are available, according to City Manager Tom Aspell.

Below, when they say “states can comment,”  they don’t mean elected state officials, they mean the state refugee coordinator who is ideologically in tune with the US State Department and the federal contractors working in the state and will not likely stand up to the contractors on behalf of an overloaded town or city!

The national refugee resettlement program runs as a partnership between the federal government and nine private resettlement agencies. Ascentria Care Alliance, which oversees resettlement in Concord, is a subsidiary of three of those private agencies.

Each year, the State Department announces resettlement projections for the coming fiscal year. States can then comment on those, raising concerns or requesting changes.

Barbara Seebart, New Hampshire’s refugee coordinator, said she regularly meets with school officials, health care workers, social service providers, state partners, volunteers, ESL teachers and local resettlement agencies to gather feedback.

She gathers feedback, big deal, does she ever stop the flow to New Hampshire?

Readers concerned about your state should make a point of contacting your state coordinator.

I suggest you be polite, uncritical, and find out as much as you can from the coordinators about what is going on in your state.  BTW, the state coordinator knows how many new refugees are destined for your state and where they will be coming from.

Click here for the list of state coordinators!  And, go here, for the list of sub-contractors working to seed your towns with third worlders!

Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, Refugee Resettlement Program, Resettlement cities, Taxpayer goodies, The Opposition, Who is going where | Tagged: , | 1 Comment »

 
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