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US has greatest number of asylum claims of any country in world, far surpassing Germany!

Posted by Ann Corcoran on June 21, 2018

I’ve been warning that the US must not become Germany, but this morning I see that we are there already! 

Merkel and Trump

Dear Donald: Follow Angela Merkel’s lead on asylum seekers at your great peril!

Before I give you the latest news about the numbers, you need to know that asylum is just another side of the refugee coin.

The only difference is that, in the case of refugees we admit through the US Refugee Admissions Program, we screen them (supposedly), pick them up abroad, and fly them to the US.

In the case of asylum seekers, they get to the US on their own initiative and then ask for asylum and that is what is happening at the southern border this very minute—-tens of thousands claiming they are entitled to asylum.

(For those who are scratching your heads and asking why we aren’t just loading them up and sending them back across the border, if they claim asylum (as per the 1951 UN Convention on the Status of Refugees), we must hear their claims.  They are all being trained by Leftist handlers to ask for asylum.)

The rub is that, whether a refugee brought in by the US State Department or a Salvadoran at our border claiming asylum, they are supposed to be able to prove (1951 Convention) that if returned to their country of origin he/she would be persecuted because of race, religion, nationality, political belief or membership in a particular social group.

Most of the migrants coming to our border (and to the border of Europe) are economic migrants.  That does not make them refugees!

Nor are they legitimate refugees because their home country is a hell hole and there is gang violence.  In fact, you will notice in the definition that war isn’t even a legitimate excuse to grant refugee status to someone seeking asylum.

The international Open Borders Left has been (for at least the decade I’ve followed the issue) attempting to muddy the definition of a ‘refugee.’

They want you to think that anyone on the move for any reason is a legitimate refugee.

And, by the way, once granted asylum, the migrant is eligible for welfare and on his or her way to citizenship.

So we are now in the same giant mess that Europe is in and it is because there has been no political will to stop the trickle before it became deluge!

Does Donald have the will?

From the Huffington Post:

The United States Is Now The Global Leader In Asylum Requests, The UN Says

The United States fielded more new asylum requests than any other country last year, according to the United Nations Refugee Agency, even as the Trump administration has been employing stricter measures to keep people out.

The number of new applications for asylum in the U.S. increased by 27 percent from 2016 to 2017, reaching 331,700, according to the “Global Trends: Forced Displacement in 2017” report. The U.S. surpassed Germany, which fielded 198,300 applications.

The U.N. report was published Tuesday before World Refugee Day…

[…..]

The latest numbers are in line with the steady increase in asylum claims coming from Central America that the U.S. has seen since 2013.

“Similar to last year, applicants from the [northern region of Central America] made up 43 percent of all claims, and the number of claims increased by 44 percent, reaching levels not seen since the 1980s,” the study said. The applicants consist mainly of people from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras who are fleeing gang violence. [Gang violence is NOT a reason to grant asylum!—-ed]

This is the problem! Where will these people live if it takes years to process their claim?

Even once people have put in their asylum requests, the system is so backlogged ― there were 311,000 pending cases as of January ― that a decision can take years.

Only 65,600 asylum decisions were made in the U.S. in 2017, the U.N. report said, making the U.S. home to the largest asylum-seeking population in the world.

Erol Kekic

For once I agree with Kekic!  Get these asylum claims moving.  BTW, Church World Service will benefit from more asylees because once granted asylum they become refugees entitled to all the benefits that CWS is paid (by you) to provide them.

“This backlog has grown by more than 1,750 percent over the last five years, and the rate of new asylum applications has more than tripled,” U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said. The agency announced in January that it would be scheduling interviews for more recent applications, prioritizing new entrants over those who have already been waiting years for a decision.

“Asylum is a slow process in the U.S. and it’s always been sort of a neglected activity within our judicial system.

Never really have adequate resources been allocated to this particular legal component of the work,” said Erol Kekic, executive director of the immigration and refugee program at the Church World Service, a global humanitarian agency.

The political will to deal with the asylum issue hasn’t been strong enough over the last 15 to 20 years, meaning that the government doesn’t have the personnel in place to make the process more efficient, Kekic said.

More here.

Yes, no political will!

Why? Because the vast majority of these migrants DO NOT HAVE LEGITIMATE CLAIMS TO ASYLUM and once they are rejected (a few years down the road) no one has the will to deport them!  And, that is, assuming they ever showed up for their day in court to begin with!  Most are simply released and forgotten.

All of Europe is in the same place—ruled by fear and weak leaders—permitting the invasion.

The President must detain all of the illegal migrants (no matter what it costs) and sort them out. No more catch and release! Or, he will become Angela Merkel!

Related: Eskinder Negash talks to Mother Jones.  No time to go in to what he says but for  those readers who have followed the career of Mr. Negash, this is interesting.

 

 

 

10 Responses to “US has greatest number of asylum claims of any country in world, far surpassing Germany!”

  1. In 1,5 years 1,6 Million so called Ref. came to germany-must be 2 Mil. now.
    But only a few get real Asylum!
    The rest get Asyl on time-for Warrefugees.But also after internatioanl laws they are not anymore warrefugees when they enter a safe place(like Turkey).
    Also 80% of the people(or more)who must leave germany stay in germany because of health,winter(NO JOKE!!!)etc.

    But why they let so many in?
    Germany and many other countries get only 1,x children.
    So there are no people for consum.
    EU-COMMISAR(Sounds like in the USSR ,right?)sayed that the EU need 70 Million Immigrants in 20 years.
    UN say:Germany need 11-12 Million immigrants…
    google 50 Million plot-when it came out long ago the politicians sayed:Its not true!

    And who s responsible?Who have the power?Its the international capitalists(im not a commie!)and the stupid leftwingers think its a good thing of their own.

    THe capitalists wnat onyl money,money,money.In Westeurope all is payed by the state.Every African comsume 10-20 times more than in Africa.The international firms can only win.

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  2. tomasrose said

    In the Mother Jones article Negesh concedes the detention is like summer camp: “Once the kids are transferred to HHS, they are actually transferred to a shelter. There is education. There is health care. There is food. There is clothing. There is [a] shower. There are outside activities. Summer camp is a good way to compare it. And there are federal staff that monitor all the time to make sure they’re complying with federal regulations. “

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  3. tmasierrahills said

    Must have been in the fine print of the Trump rallies.

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  4. TwoLaine said

    Thanks for calling it what is is, AN INVASION! I am sick of hearing it called a surge. It is all out war, and an invasion of our sovereign territory.

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  5. thetinfoilhatsociety said

    Then why can’t we put them into camps like they did in Australia while they wait for their claims to be processed? Why do we have to let them all out into the community?

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  6. That’s because someone tipped off all of these so called refugees that they could get a free pass into USA by using the “asylum” excuse rather than just admitting that they were coming here either for higher wages or for a free ride.

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  7. nafbpo7 said

    The vast majority of these asylum applicants are from impoverished countries, with corrupt governments that allow criminals to flourish. So these people are fleeing a poor economy, and criminal gangs. They are seeking safety, and a better way of life.

    They are aware that the Obama administration was weak on immigration enforcement, and once in the U.S., and fifty miles beyond the border, they had little to fear from immigration authorities. Interior enforcement, even now, is woefully below what is needed. Illegal aliens are everywhere in America. They aren’t hiding in any shadows thats for sure.

    I know where I live, you can’t get a home built without illegal alien labor. They haven’t invaded all of the trades yet, but they are well on their way. Almost every electrician or plumber has illegal alien helpers. Once they learn the trade, the illegals become their own subcontractor. This has happened with roofing, framing, landscaping, and siding.

    There are far more illegals than enforcement personnel. What we need is a determined enforcement effort by the Trump administration, and an expansion of interior enforcement to compliment increased border security.

    We need to expidite the adjudication of these frivolous claims, and send them packing.

    We also need to encourage our local law enforcement to join the 287g program. ICE supplies the training, and once certified local officers on the street, and in the jails can make lawful determinations of who is deportable, and take immediate action.

    I’m not advocating taking local cops and state troppers to just perform immigration enforcement. I want them to continue performing their mission of keeping our country safe. I just want a select few to be certified under 287g and use the authority to enhance their law enforcement abilities. For instance, a detective assigned to a gang task force, can use the immigration laws as another tool to attack outfits like MS 13, Russian organized crime, just to name a couple.

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  8. stp479 said

    Excellent post. Your work has moved us to speak out often to our representatives. Thank you Ann. Here’s an interesting clip that’s very clever and runs to 3:44. It addresses data the press selectively edits out of immigration coverage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2u4Vlgr2iHs&t=

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  9. One solution would be to end the backlog by holding all hearings within 24 hours…hire thousands of adjudicators, with the strictest scrutiny possible under law…”hanging judges”…and then MASS DEPORTATIONS…use “contingency funds” to pay for the crash adjudication program…bottom line…if you claim asylum and you are a phony, you’ll be back outside the US border THE NEXT DAY…and your biometric data and DNA test will remain on file forever. Also, DoJ & DHS need to prosecute the human traffickers and conspirators behind this fraud to the fullest extent of the law. I bet they know them personally. DoJ & DHS obviously let this mess get out of hand… now they need to make cleaning it up priority number one, IMHO…all hands on deck!

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    • Ann Corcoran said

      Agree completely, hire thousands of people to immediately hear their asylum claims and get it done.

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