Twin Falls, Idaho welcomed nearly 3,000 refugees in ten years

I was very interested to see the list of top cities in the US that ‘welcome’ refugees when I  published The Tent Foundation/Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service Refugee Hiring Guide the other day. Where is Twin Falls? Today I had a chance to look at the list more carefully and I’ll be darned, I don’t … Continue reading Twin Falls, Idaho welcomed nearly 3,000 refugees in ten years

Refugees trickle in to Twin Falls, Idaho

Add “trickle” to our descriptive media word-list about this years’ refugee flow to America. Previously we joked about “plummeting” numbers (dip, tumble, drop dramatically, drastically decline, etc.). Now we can add “trickle.” Mr. Chobani Yogurt must be a bit annoyed as the refugee worker stream to his Twin Falls yogurt plant must be trickling too. … Continue reading Refugees trickle in to Twin Falls, Idaho

Twin Falls, ID ‘Interfaith’ group to celebrate diversity today after “hate crime” in October

Get ready Humboldt, TN because in a few years your small city (that is now welcoming a labor-hungry meatpacking plant) will have the joys of diversity visited upon you too. For new readers Chobani Yogurt (BIG YOGURT) in Twin Falls is one of several food processing factories to enjoy the refugee labor being sent their … Continue reading Twin Falls, ID ‘Interfaith’ group to celebrate diversity today after “hate crime” in October

Chobani Yogurt update: plant expansion planned for Twin Falls, Idaho

Idaho Republican governor Otter praised the yogurt tycoon. Here is the story from the Utica, NY Observer-Dispatch: The founder and CEO of Chobani has no regrets about moving part of his Greek yogurt company to south-central Idaho, a region embroiled in the national debate over refugee resettlement that spread to company boycotts by far-right bloggers and … Continue reading Chobani Yogurt update: plant expansion planned for Twin Falls, Idaho

Twin Falls, Idaho: Mormon Boy Scout troop being used to promote MORE refugees

It is really pretty shameful to use Boy Scouts who couldn’t possibly understand the complexity of the US Refugee Admissions Program to be shilling for a resettlement contractor paid by the head to place refugees in communities like Twin Falls just so local businesses can take advantage of taxpayer-supported cheap/captive labor that refugees represent.   … Continue reading Twin Falls, Idaho: Mormon Boy Scout troop being used to promote MORE refugees

Twin Falls, Idaho: Former Idaho Chief Justice calls out Breitbart and World Net Daily for their refugee coverage

Calls those two national news outlets “outsiders,” and likens refugees from the Middle East to the South Vietnamese we took in decades ago. (OMG!) He also says we broke Iraq (the whole Middle East), so those refugees are our responsibility too. Forever? Let me be clear, we did not break Somalia, we did not break … Continue reading Twin Falls, Idaho: Former Idaho Chief Justice calls out Breitbart and World Net Daily for their refugee coverage

Aberdeen, SD: Silence about pre-Christmas trial of Somali refugee (Twin Falls redux?) guilty of attempted sexual assault

Update January 5th:  Be sure to see my next installment of this story, here. A newly arrived Somali refugee*** who court records show had arrived in Aberdeen, SD to work for the controversial meat packing plant there was found guilty by a jury on December 20th of attempting to sexually assault a special-needs woman. Read … Continue reading Aberdeen, SD: Silence about pre-Christmas trial of Somali refugee (Twin Falls redux?) guilty of attempted sexual assault

Washington Post does big article on Twin Falls, Idaho: Big business needs refugee/immigrant labor

I have other things I want to post today, but since the WaPo has devoted many column inches in its Business section to the Twin Falls, Idaho refugee controversy, I need to at least direct you to it. Thanks to reader Brenda for sending it my way.  (For decades I had a subscription to the … Continue reading Washington Post does big article on Twin Falls, Idaho: Big business needs refugee/immigrant labor

Twin Falls, Idaho where the Chobani Yogurt company typifies the globalist view of refugees

They are, in short, needed for labor for multinational corporations and as we have been saying ad nauseum for years the US Refugee Admissions Program serves as an important piece of a business model that allows big corporate honchos to wear the white hat of humanitarianism while taking advantage of labor that can’t easily afford … Continue reading Twin Falls, Idaho where the Chobani Yogurt company typifies the globalist view of refugees