Refugee resettlement contractor, IRC, closed its office in Garden City, KS yesterday

I’ll be reporting the news below, but I first want to make my key points up front so that you don’t fall for the pity-party news story. ~The International Rescue Committee is ostensibly a private non-profit group and therefore the US State Department can’t dictate that it must close offices (supposedly they will be closing … Continue reading Refugee resettlement contractor, IRC, closed its office in Garden City, KS yesterday

Garden City, Kansas to become new poster-city for the joys of BIG MEAT-generated multiculturalism

If you’ve been reading RRW for a bunch of years, you probably heard about the propaganda film featuring Shelbyville, TN that a left-wing-funded media outfit did back in 2007. The film was a whitewashed look at the turmoil created in the town when Tyson Foods ‘welcomed’ refugee (mostly Somali labor) to Shelbyville. In the Shelbyville … Continue reading Garden City, Kansas to become new poster-city for the joys of BIG MEAT-generated multiculturalism

University of Kansas professor to study Garden City, KS adjustment to demographic change

…But even before his research of the educational system and the challenges of a diverse student population it faces begins, he is prejudiced in favor of a positive report. Here is how the story in the Garden City Telegram wraps up: Stull [Don Stull professor of anthropology] said that in contrast to many other demographically … Continue reading University of Kansas professor to study Garden City, KS adjustment to demographic change

Garden City, KS: No assimilation even in death

Here we go again, more demands for accommodation of Islam by Muslim immigrants.   In Garden City, KS members of the “Muslim Community” have asked the town fathers for a special section of the local municipal cemetery just for Muslims! From the Garden City Telegram: Several leaders from the local Muslim community have made a request … Continue reading Garden City, KS: No assimilation even in death

Update: Garden City, KS and meatpacking giant Tysons Fresh Meats

This is an update (see one of our previous posts here in July 2009) of the ongoing efforts in Garden City, KS, a meatpacking town, to try to head off in advance clashes between ethnic groups lured to a midwestern city by the promise of meatpacking jobs.  See also our category on Greeley, CO and Grand Island, NE (chaotic … Continue reading Update: Garden City, KS and meatpacking giant Tysons Fresh Meats

What do Garden City, KS and Ft. Morgan, CO have in common?

And, Greeley, CO and Shelbyville, TN?   If you said lots of refugees and immigrants and meatpacking you would be right.  But, also lousy immigrant drivers are reported in each community as well.   When one reads these stories from several cities, one wonders how on earth are they passing driving tests? Yesterday I told you about … Continue reading What do Garden City, KS and Ft. Morgan, CO have in common?

Rich International Rescue Committee gets richer with grants for refugee gardens

It is that time of year when homeowners and hobby gardeners are out with high hopes for their small crops of spinach, beans and tomatoes. It is also the time of the year we can expect warm and fuzzy stories about how refugees are gardening with the help of their federal resettlement contractors and your … Continue reading Rich International Rescue Committee gets richer with grants for refugee gardens

Cleveland City Councilman seeing dollar signs for city: “USS Refugee ship is coming to port. Get on.”

Update July 18th:  More on Ohio, here. If you live in Cleveland or any other Rust Belt city this may be the most important article you will read this year (or for years to come).  I simply haven’t the time to analyze it all for you, but for any activists concerned with the future of … Continue reading Cleveland City Councilman seeing dollar signs for city: “USS Refugee ship is coming to port. Get on.”