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Archive for July, 2018

RCUSA, lobbying arm of refugee industry, kicks off month of action tomorrow

Posted by Ann Corcoran on July 31, 2018

RCUSA=Refugee Council USA.  That is the consortium of Leftwing Open Borders groups, led by the nine refugee contractors, headquartered in Washington DC.

It is not a surprise that they are ramping up their political agitation in August when Congress is in recess and as the September deadline approaches for the President to consult with Congress about his “Determination” for how many refugees could be ‘welcomed’ to America in FY19 which begins on October 1, 2018.

Here is a screenshot of a portion of the page at their website giving their troops marching orders for August….

 

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, Refugee Resettlement Program, The Opposition, Trump, What you can do, Where to find information | Tagged: , , , | 8 Comments »

World Relief Atlanta: with less government funding for refugees, agency will rely on church donations

Posted by Ann Corcoran on July 31, 2018

What a shock! What an outrage, as President Donald Trump reduces the number of paying clients for the refugee contractors***, this ‘religious’ charity declares it will have to seek private donations from churches.

Last I checked, World Relief (full name: World Relief, National Association of Evangelicals) a private Christian non-profit group was 73% funded by you, the taxpayer, to place refugees in your towns and cities.

 

World Relief Atlanta

So how many will donate their private money for their (religious) humanitarian good works? 

 

When the Refugee Act of 1980 became law, it was understood that resettlement was a public-private partnership, but as the years have gone by the contractors have gotten lazier and lazier about raising private money.  Poor managers, they must never have envisioned a day when some of their federal money would dry up.

Now (gasp!) World Relief Atlanta says it will have to go to the churches for their ‘religious’ charitable work.  Imagine that!

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

Italy takes steps to reverse demographic decline of Italians by making it easier to have babies/large families!

Posted by Ann Corcoran on July 30, 2018

When I read Mark Steyn’s disheartening America Alone, ten years ago, like Steyn, I saw no hope for Europeans to halt the steep population decline of their people.  Italians, Germans, French and Spaniards, etc. just weren’t having enough children to replace themselves while migrant population numbers were skyrocketing.

For the first time since I started my ‘Invasion of Europe’ series I see hope for a reversal of the trend everyone thought could never be turned around.   Is it too little, too late, who knows, but thank God there are now political leaders willing to try!

 

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Italy’s Salvini and Hungary’s Orban say NO to the idea that “New Europeans” are needed for Europe’s economy to survive. Thanks, but no thanks, we will produce our own children!

 

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, diversity's dark side, Europe, Who is going where | Tagged: , , , , | 13 Comments »

UN picks refugees for UK, picks mostly Syrian Muslims

Posted by Ann Corcoran on July 30, 2018

Editor: I’m back and there is so much news I don’t know where to begin! I hope you have been able to follow my Twitter feed over the last ten days at Twitter, or here at RRW, where I posted the most interesting bits I came across while traveling.

This story is all over the internet, so I expect you have seen it already.  I’m posting it to make the point that although the story is about the UK, the US should be cutting the UN completely loose from our decision-making process when choosing refugees for America for FY19. The UN tells the US which refugees to accept and from where, but that is changing under this President.

(As we speak, the deep state and the White House are surely at loggerheads over numbers for the coming year.) 

 

Syrian christians

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Posted in Christian refugees, Europe, Muslim refugees, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Trump, What you can do, Who is going where | Tagged: , , | 9 Comments »

Going away! But, am leaving you with summer reading!

Posted by Ann Corcoran on July 20, 2018

I’ll be leaving today for a ten day visit to various family members in the west.

It is going to be a challenge to not write a post for those ten days.  It might be the longest stretch in 11 years that I won’t have helped to educate my devoted readers about the US Refugee Admissions Program and related migration issues here and abroad.

Even when I did my 2016 (6,000 mile) roadtrip to visit towns struggling with refugees, I managed to post along the way.  However, right now I haven’t a decent laptop in good working order. So, maybe that is a message that I need to take a break.

splc artwork

This is the artwork the SPLC created when they named me in their now deleted report:   https://refugeeresettlementwatch.wordpress.com/2018/04/20/splc-takes-down-their-field-guide-to-anti-muslim-extremists/

But, I want to leave you with somethings to read! (9,275 posts to choose from!).

So, let me tell you what is available here at RRW especially for new readers, but also for longtime readers who need a refresher.

On the header here at RRW you will find a link to Frequently Asked Questions, check it out! It isn’t completely up to date, but you might find something useful there.

I also have a category entitled Where to find information’ with hundreds of posts about reports, documents, research etc.  You might want to look down the categories drop-down in the left hand column and see if there are any categories of information that interest you.  I recommend ‘crimes’ and ‘health issues.’

I have a few Youtube videos available here, if you have never seen them.  You might also want to see the talk I gave in May of 2015 in Iowa (that is the day I had an opportunity to speak with candidate Donald Trump solidifying my support for his candidacy).

By the way, RRW has a very good search function. Simply type a key word or words in to the search window (upper left hand column) and it will lead you to posts on that topic.  I recommend you begin by typing your state name and see what I have said about it on previous occasions over the years.

Pivotal posts!

Here are some pivotal posts we wrote in early years.  They aren’t so much brilliant revelations as they are posts about news that became important for my thinking about the issue of refugees in America.

In 2007, I was frustrated with my local newspaper—the Hagerstown Herald Mail—which refused to investigate when refugees began arriving quietly in our rural county with the help of the Virginia Council of Churches.  Citizens were first concerned about news that the refugees were being neglected and wanted to know the facts. I asked a reporter at the paper to help find the answers to a series of question.

You can read those questions here, they are pretty reasonable and still relevant today, but the paper was not interested in answering them.  I began writing this blog as a response to the paper’s lack of interest in finding facts.

We had a public meeting and ultimately the US State Department closed the program in Hagerstown, here.  The Virginia Council of Churches said we were an “unwelcoming” community just because we wanted all the facts put on the table!

Another important revelation occurred over the next two months, when blog partner Judy reported here and here about how so many refugees in Ft. Wayne, Indiana had to be treated for TB that it was busting the county’s health department budget.

What the heck? We aren’t screening out people with TB!

Early on, I found out the program was pretty much controlled by nine non-profit groups funded with millions of tax payer dollars—-this wasn’t about heartfelt private charity.  We were paying for it at the same time we were being kept in the dark about how the program operates.

Then came revelations about lies….

In 2008 we learned that thousands of Somalis had gotten in to the US fraudulently, see here. Family reunification was closed for Somalis and some other Africans as a result.  It stayed closed for years.

Not long after, in 2009, we began to see reports that Somali ‘youths’ raised in America (on your dime!) were secretly leaving the country to join the Jihadists in Africa, see here.

By that time in 2009, I was hooked on the issue. I was appalled at the secrecy of the program generally. Why are local citizens kept in the dark as refugees are moved to unsuspecting towns and cities? How were they getting in to the US with communicable diseases, and what is going on in Muslim ‘communities’ where those refugee kids we raised preferred jihad to a good life in America?

Bottomline, as I said, I was hooked at that point and since the mainstream media wasn’t eager to find and report answers, I figured it was up to me.

Eleven years have flown by!

I won’t be completely absent…..

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@RefugeeWatcher

While I am away I’ll be tweeting (see my twitter feed in the right hand column here at the blog). I have over 14,000 followers, but twitter seems intent on keeping my numbers stagnant. Every time I add about a hundred, they wipe them out in the coming days!

My partner on facebook will continue to post there at our facebook page, here.

If I come across access to a computer in my travels and something exciting happens with refugees, I will try to post, but no promises.

Oh, and since I moderate comments, your comments might not show up for days, but will try to get them up eventually.

Thanks, as always, for reading Refugee Resettlement Watch!  Be back on July 30th!

Posted in blogging, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program | Tagged: | 34 Comments »

Hungary joins US, gets out of UN Migration compact

Posted by Ann Corcoran on July 19, 2018

No mention in UN compact of  “fundamental human rights of people who want nothing else than to be able to live in peace and security in their own homelands.”

(Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Peter Szijjarto)

 

Good for Hungary! Let’s hope other countries join them and the US in bailing out of the pact, whose work began at that Obama-led UN pow-wow in the fall of 2016.

From the New York Times:

Hungary Pulls Out of U.N. Global Migration Agreement

Hungary pulled out of a United Nations global agreement on migration on Wednesday, citing security concerns, just days after the accord was reached.

Trump and Orban

Come on Donald, what are you waiting for, invite Prime Minister Orban to Washington!   https://refugeeresettlementwatch.wordpress.com/2018/07/17/soulmates-israels-netanyahu-and-hungarys-orban-meet-today-in-israel/

Peter Szijjarto, Hungary’s minister of foreign affairs and trade, announced the withdrawal at a news conference in Budapest, Hungary’s capital, saying the agreement was “in conflict with common sense and also with the intent to restore European security.”

Hungary joined the United States as one of two United Nations members that are not committing to the agreement, the first of its kind to lay out international standards for countries to address migration. The agreement — the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration — was announced on Friday.

United Nations officials say the accord is intended to preserve the human rights of all migrants by offering a framework for national governments devising their own policies on migration.

Hungary, which has long called for stricter policies on European migration, had expressed concerns over the agreement during negotiations. Mr. Szijjarto said the accord did not address the “fundamental human rights of people who want nothing else than to be able to live in peace and security in their own homelands.”

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It is about global cooperation, yeh sure!

The compact itself was driven in part by the 2015 crisis that saw European nations struggle to cope with large numbers of migrants entering the Continent. While the number of new arrivals has dropped significantly, the debate about migration has grown heated in Europe. The rise of anti-immigration, populist governments in Italy, Austria and Hungary has added fuel to the debate.

Amina J. Mohammed, the United Nations deputy secretary general, speaking after the agreement was announced on Friday, said the compact was intended to foster global collaboration.

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The agreement is expected to be formally adopted in December during a conference in Marrakesh, Morocco.

More here.

The last thing the UN wants is more governments standing up for their national sovereignty, for their own people!

Saying America First! Hungary First! is like waving a red cape before a bull!  And, I suspect that Trump’s America First message is at the root of why the Left and the media hate him so much.

Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Europe, Trump | Tagged: , , , | 6 Comments »

Another Bhutanese refugee kills himself; ripping people from their culture sometimes is inhumane

Posted by Ann Corcoran on July 19, 2018

This story comes from Vermont.

I haven’t written about Bhutanese refugees in awhile. To date, we moved over 96,000 of the Nepali people (mostly Hindu, some Buddhists) who had been expelled from Bhutan to American towns and cities.

Go here for a post which gives a little of the background about the George W. Bush era plan to help the UN clean out its camps on the border of Nepal. It was supposed to be a joint effort with many other countries, but of course we took the vast majority of them.

We said we would take 60,000 beginning in 2007, but as is always the case, we go way beyond what we told the public we would do.

Here is where they were distributed in the US (from Wrapsnet):

Bhutanese numbers

 

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We have also reported on many previous occasions about the exceedingly high suicide rate in the US Bhutanese ‘community.’

It is interesting to me that many do-gooders who push refugee resettlement to America never grasp that some people cannot make the cultural shift and that pushing resettlement can actually have deadly consequences, as it did for this man.

If you go back to my early posts (see archive) on the Bhutanese resettlement, you will see that the camp dwellers initially fought like hell to not be “scattered to the four winds.”

Note that he worked in a meat processing plant! Even in Vermont, refugees work in slaughterhouses! Why didn’t that make him happy?

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Posted in Colonization, health issues, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Refugee statistics, Taxpayer goodies, Who is going where | Tagged: , , | 9 Comments »

Trump Administration may end temporary protected status for Somalis

Posted by Ann Corcoran on July 18, 2018

Update July 20th:  Trump Administration extends TPS for Somalis until March 2020, see here.

Frankly, I don’t know why they still have TPS for Somalis when we have admitted over 100,000 Somalis as permanent refugees.  Tens of thousands of permanent Somali refugees are in Minnesota alone.

 

CAIR MN director

One of those stumping for the continuation of TPS for Somalis is Jaylani Hussein, executive director of CAIR MN

 

And, you should know that in order for those here on TPS, the temporary refugees were supposed to have been in the country (usually they were here illegally) before TPS was designated for their country.   It is not an on-going opportunity for certain immigrants to get in and then say—gee I want to apply for TPS. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Africa, Colonization, Reforms needed, The Opposition, Trump | Tagged: , , | 5 Comments »

Story about terror case piqued my interest because of Maryland and drones

Posted by Ann Corcoran on July 18, 2018

Did you follow the case of Mohamed Elshinawy sentenced to 20 years for helping plan a terror attack on US soil (worked with ISIS and Muslim Brotherhood abroad)?

Elshinawy, an Egyptian, lived in Maryland as he worked with Egyptians abroad.

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Maryland terror plotter:  Mohamed Elshinawy

One part of their plans involved using drones as weapons.

I never did tell you that a guy named Mohammed (not this one!) ‘lost’ a drone on my farm over a year ago.  That is all I am going to tell you, but know that you need to all follow what is happening with drones (used for fun and for war). I do.

I spent a few minutes searching around for any information on Elshinawy’s immigration status, but again one needs a ‘secret decoder ring’ to figure out how someone, like this convicted Islamic terrorist, came to be in the US in the first place.

How are we going to assess which immigration channels to the US are flawed, if authorities never report which programs allow people like Elshinawy in to the US?

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Posted in Crimes, diversity's dark side, Other Immigration | Tagged: , , | 7 Comments »

“Soulmates”: Israel’s Netanyahu and Hungary’s Orban meet tomorrow in Israel

Posted by Ann Corcoran on July 17, 2018

Here is an idea for Donald Trump today (the master at making Leftwing media heads explode).

Just as everyone is going crazy over Trump’s summit with Putin, he could invite Hungarian PM Viktor Orban and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House to discuss big beautiful border walls!

 

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Haaretz calls them “soulmates.” Last year France 24 called them “spiritual brothers.”   http://www.france24.com/en/20170718-spiritual-brothers-netanyahu-orban-meet-budapest

 

I can dream, can’t I!

 

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Israel’s border wall with Egypt

 

Today Orban will be in Israel meeting with Netanyahu and the far Left publication Haaretz gives us an idea of the magnitude of the media meltdown the US press would have if an Orban/Netanyahu/Trump event was scheduled!

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Posted in Colonization, Community destabilization, Europe, Israel and refugees, Stealth Jihad, Trump, Who is going where | Tagged: , , , , | 6 Comments »

 
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