Refugee Resettlement Watch

Kansas governor withdraws state from federal Refugee Admissions Program….

Posted by Ann Corcoran on April 27, 2016

Update April 28th: Kansas resettlement contractors tell governor, s**** you (and Kansas taxpayers), we will bring refugees anyway, click here.

….but, but, but!

But, it simply means that the US State Department/Health and Human Services and their NGO contractors will resettle refugees there anyway as they do in 12 other so-called Wilson Fish States.  See Tennessee lawsuit.

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback listens to a reporters question during a news conference in his Statehouse office in Topeka, Kan., Monday, Jan. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Hold the applause! The real test for the Governor will be if he brings a states’ rights lawsuit against the feds, which he can do now that he has withdrawn the state from the program.  (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

But, will he explain why he vigorously supported the resettlement of third worlders to the country while he was a US Senator (see 2003 VDARE article), and even as recently as 2014 when he signed a letter with Grover Norquist and others to the GOP to encourage more refugee resettlement for America.

But, here is the true test for the governor—will he take the Thomas More Law Center’s offer of free legal work and file a states’ rights case against the feds once they resettle refugees in the state (expending state money in the process) against the express wishes of the governor.

Kansas citizens need to get to work — no praise for the governor (who helped get America into the fix it is in with refugees) until he takes this final step to redeem himself!  It does not require the state legislature to act as the plaintiff (TN was a special case with a refugee-supporting governor).

Don’t let him get away with saying this withdrawal is all he can do!

Governor Sam Brownback could be the plaintiff in the most important case ever to determine whether the federal government has the right to place a financial burden on state taxpayers by dropping needy third worlders into its towns and cities.

Here is the news from the Kansas City Star from yesterday (hat tip: Joanne):

Gov. Sam Brownback said Tuesday he is withdrawing Kansas from the federal government’s refugee relocation program because of security concerns.

Despite the state’s withdrawal, refugees will continue to be resettled in Kansas, federal officials said.

Brownback had already issued executive orders barring state agencies from assisting in the resettlement of refugees from Syria and other countries that posed a safety risk. The decision announced Tuesday removes the state from the program completely.

Feds to Brownback: we will shove it down your throats anyway (“welcoming” or not)!

But federal officials told Brownback that if the state withdrew, the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement would work directly with local refugee resettlement organizations and refugees would continue to come to the state.

“If the state were to cease participating in the refugee resettlement program, it would have no effect on the placement of refugees by the State Department in Kansas, or the ORR-funded benefits they can receive,” wrote Mark Greenberg with the federal Administration for Children and Families in an April 13 letter to Brownback.

Continue reading here.

Click here for our Kansas archive where we have reported on some big problems in Kansas with refugees, esp. with overload in schools systems.  And, go here to the handy list and see who the feds have hired for the seeding of Kansas.

And one more thing…..

The US State Department is taking testimony right now for the FY2017  RAP program (Obama’s last refugee importation plan) and there is no reason that state officials, including this governor, couldn’t send in testimony as well!

11 Responses to “Kansas governor withdraws state from federal Refugee Admissions Program….”

  1. […] our previous two posts on Kansas here and here.  And, come on Texas, join the […]

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  2. […] we told you that Sam Brownback, the governor of Kansas, withdrew the state from the UN/US State Department […]

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  3. […] Kansas governor withdraws state from federal Refugee Admissions Program…. April 27, 2016 […]

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  4. my whole neighborhood is now a resettlement camp, brand new neighborhood worked my whole life to buy a 200,000 home only to find at least one half of the homes were being sold to refugees from nepal…our gov. is setting them all up.beautiful home , car, education, and health care….I feel cheated
    this is D.R. horton homes and neighborhood

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  5. Reblogged this on Rifleman III Journal.

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  6. TwoLaine said

    WOW! That KC Star article sure has some very nasty and highly UNEDUCATED posters commenting.

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  7. snoopmellow@reagan.com said

    This just came to me and thought I’d send it on to you to see if you agree. As adopted by the UN this definition below about human trafficking seems to me to say if a person or several people do what is defined in this definition then we have human trafficking. But when governments engage in the same type of things it is called refugee resettlement. Think about it! Defining human trafficking The most widely accepted definition of human trafficking comes from the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children, otherwise known as the Palermo Protocols. Adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2000 and accepted by over 150 countries, the Palermo Protocols defines human trafficking as: “The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.”

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  8. […] h/t Ann Corcoran […]

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  9. Dr. Rich Swier said

    Great. Posted: http://bit.ly/1VVq6mo

    Rich

    On Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 6:50 AM, Refugee Resettlement Watch wrote:

    > Ann Corcoran posted: “….but, but, but! But, it simply means that the US > State Department/Health and Human Services and their NGO contractors will > resettle refugees there anyway as they do in 12 other so-called Wilson Fish > States. See Tennessee lawsuit. But, will h” >

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