It is with the deepest gratitude to the citizen activists in Rutland, VT that we are bringing you a broader understanding of the process by which your town is ‘chosen’ to become a new ‘welcoming’ resettlement site. Many of you have gotten your R & P Abstracts for FY2017 and we dissected one here last … Continue reading Rutland controversy exposes important information about abstracts and the plans for your town
Knowledge is power! We’ve been talking about those pesky R & P Abstracts for more than a year now and some of you are starting to get-it and get them! By ‘get-it’ I mean that these documents, prepared at the level of your local resettlement contractor with the help and guidance of one of the … Continue reading Reception and Placement Abstracts: get them and use them!
We know that, so why am I posting yet one more “plummet” story that the refugee industry has fed the media? Because in this story we see the beginning of the strategy for Fiscal Year ’19 which I mentioned here the other day. Right on cue they have begun the PR push for pre-Trump levels … Continue reading Kentucky refugee numbers dip, drop, dwindle
Their paying client numbers are very low right now and could hit an all-time low if this trend continues. I started this post simply wanting to let readers know what the normal sequence is in a given year as the feds move toward the next fiscal year, but then I noticed the press release from … Continue reading Refugee lobby in high dudgeon over Trump refugee numbers slump
….because knowledge is power! This is a very cool resource which I had never seen. Reader Tomasrose sent it after I wrote this post on obtaining your R & P Abstracts. I had been using this list to find refugee subcontractors and another list, this one, to find state refugee coordinators, but here the Office … Continue reading Find out who is in charge of refugee resettlement in your state…
For new readers, and for seasoned activists too, we have been telling you for several years to obtain your R & P Abstracts for your city. The R & P Abstract (Reception and Placement Abstract) is prepared by your local resettlement agencies each year in advance of the new fiscal year which begins October 1 (we … Continue reading Michigan: Do we see a new trick by the US State Department to keep information from citizens?
The Refugee Council USA, a group of ‘non-profits’, it is revealed, paid Podesta $100,000 to influence Congress. Was that your taxpayer dollars they used? RCUSA the lobbying arm of the nine federal resettlement contractors*** and the same group that marched for CAIR in Washington recently hired the lobbying firm—Podesta Group-–to influence certain Senators to continue … Continue reading Refugee lobbying consortium hires Podesta Group
Stephen Bauman, a former CEO of World Relief, one of nine federal resettlement contractors*** (paid by the head to place refugees in towns that are kept in the dark about the resettlement process) was speaking to an interfaith gathering in North Carolina recently when he said some annoying things. The one that really got me … Continue reading Former refugee contractor CEO: America needs refugees to teach us how to love one another
We’ve reported on the case of Mohammod Rafique here and here, but we are learning more details about the case and a controversial vote that shows the mayor of Nashua and some of his aldermen swallowed the propaganda from Welcoming America and designated Nashua as a welcoming city just one year ago. See here. Once … Continue reading Nashua, NH welcomed Rohingya refugee now jailed for allegedly touching little girls
You are going to get so sick of hearing this from me! Reader Paul reminded me again of this quote by David Gergen reported in the NY Times in 1993, here. I’m taking my cue from Richard Nixon! What Nixon advised is likely the single most important thing that you can do to bring attention … Continue reading Each of you must get the planning documents and attend refugee “consultations”