Trending? Connecticut resettlement contractor farming out refugee families

This may be happening already where you live, but this is the first time I’m seeing such a strategy. A subcontractor of both Episcopal Migration Ministries and Church World Service (two of nine major contractors) in Connecticut is lining up towns to take refugee families, raise money for them and take over much of the … Continue reading Trending? Connecticut resettlement contractor farming out refugee families

Interfaith group working with CAIR to colonize Connecticut with Syrian ‘refugees’

CAIR becomes a player! I’ve been reporting this morning (here) and in the last week (here and here) that there is a new player promoting the resettlement of third world refugees from countries where people hate us (from Iraq, Somalia, Afghanistan, Burma and most recently Syria). Having followed this issue for eight years I can … Continue reading Interfaith group working with CAIR to colonize Connecticut with Syrian ‘refugees’

Connecticut Senator Blumenthal wants more Syrians here faster, proposes to eliminate some screening

Colonizing Connecticut? Update October 7th:  Follow-up post to the revelation that CAIR is behind (literally) Blumenthal’s proposal to lessen security screening for Syrian refugees, go here. ***Update*** Who is that sinister-looking man over Blumenthal’s left shoulder.  It is none other than the Executive Director of CAIR Connecticut.  Thanks to Kyle for identifying him.  You can … Continue reading Connecticut Senator Blumenthal wants more Syrians here faster, proposes to eliminate some screening

Connecticut elected officials welcome Syrian (Muslim) refugees

I was on the Lori on Liberty show from Connecticut yesterday, but hadn’t seen the news that Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) is out stumping for more Syrians (mostly Muslims) to be resettled in Connecticut.  Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the 5th District, is on board too.  The governor, according to the Washington Times is warming to … Continue reading Connecticut elected officials welcome Syrian (Muslim) refugees

Connecticut: Another convenience store food stamp fraud bust, new angle

Your tax dollars! The scam being run by Saaid Cherkaoui at his Bridgeport, CT convenience store demonstrates a new twist in the standard immigrant-run fraud scheme. Cherkaoui (as usual no nationality or immigration status is given, but some with that last name are Moroccan) acquired a large number of of EBT cards, used them at … Continue reading Connecticut: Another convenience store food stamp fraud bust, new angle

Another Connecticut food stamp fraud bust

More fellows named Smith and Jones are busted in food stamp fraud scheme—Not!   I don’t know the immigration status or nationalities of the three, but once again immigrant-owned convenience stores are the location of illegal activity. From Meriden Patch: Three people, including two Meriden men, are facing fraud charges after federal authorities said they partook … Continue reading Another Connecticut food stamp fraud bust

Connecticut, another state where Iraqis are having a tough time

This is an article from Connecticut.   Although the Iraqi refugee who is the subject of this piece seems to be making out o.k. (he has a job!), it sounds like the reporter is dancing around reporting on problems with other Iraqis. “Watching and imitating is for animals. We are people of ideas and thoughts.” Those … Continue reading Connecticut, another state where Iraqis are having a tough time

State Department yanks International Institute of Connecticut contract

Update:  Jerry Gordon at the American Congress for Truth blog has also posted on this story here.  Gordon suggests a GAO study should be initiated by members of Congress. Wow!  Unbelievable!  There is justice afterall!  From the Republican-American today: The State Department has canceled its contract with the agency responsible for resettling 64 Burmese refugees to … Continue reading State Department yanks International Institute of Connecticut contract

International Institute of Connecticut had problems back in 2006

 Update later today:  I just learned that there is an entire series of articles on the Burmese Karen refugees in Waterbury, CT at the Republican American here. We have been following the case of the International Institute of Connecticut for a few weeks.  Most recently the volag was temporarily suspended from resettling new refugees stemming … Continue reading International Institute of Connecticut had problems back in 2006