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Temporary Protected Status for Syrians will expire March 31st and the wailing has begun

Posted by Ann Corcoran on January 15, 2018

As we have learned repeatedly, Temporary Protected Status, a LEGAL immigration program, is not temporary.

You’ve been hearing the wailing about Salvadorans, who have had 17 years here in America to get over a natural disaster back home nearly 2 decades ago (having to leave the US by 2019) well wait till you hear the clamor for the Syrians who were first granted ‘temporary’ protection by Obama in 2012.

 

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The usual culprits! Three of the six US Senators who appealed to Obama for ‘temporary’ protection for Syrians already in the US. Senators Leahy, Durbin and Feinstein.

 

The more I think about this whole program, which allows nationals of designated countries who were present in the US  (illegally?) on the date of the designation to stay and work for 18 months until their home country is back on its feet and then is extended every 18 months for YEARS, the more I think the whole program should be trashed right along with that insane Diversity Visa Lottery.

With TPS, every 18 months there is a hue and cry from advocates for the people working, getting drivers licenses, having babies and probably voting (with their drivers licenses) to allow them to stay for another 18 months. (And, by the way, sending billions out of the US economy and ‘home’ to their third world country as remittances.)

Every 18 months for the ten countries that have TPS now we hear the same cries from the Dems—you can’t make them leave, they have families, houses, businesses etc.

Frankly it has been a back door amnesty and what they have all been waiting for for nearly 2 decades is a real amnesty granted by Congress and the President.

You need to understand that it is a BFD that President Trump has said TPS for Salvadorans will end.

Now comes the next anti-Trump media campaign on behalf of 7,000 Syrians who got TPS during the Obama Administration.

I wrote about it at the time and you should know that these six Democrat Senators petitioned Obama for the Syrian designation:

Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.; Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; Robert Menendez, D-N.J.; Ben Cardin, D-Md.; and Bob Casey, D-Pa.

Again, remember that this program does not let supposed ‘refugees’ in to the country it was only designed to allow a temporary stay in the US for those ALREADY IN HERE for another reason to stay for a little while.  Wikipedia has a good description, here.

El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Liberia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. By November 2017, about 300,000 foreign nationals were recipients of protection under temporary protected status.  Some have been in the United States since the 1990s. People with temporary protected status are able to obtain work authorization every 18 months since the designation was made, in some cases for many years.

Here comes the Huffington Post with the next installment of ‘Trump is a meany!’ This time it is the Syrian TPS designation that has them worked up!

Remember readers these are not REFUGEES! If they have a claim for asylum and prove they would be persecuted if returned to their home country, surely they have made those applications.

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HuffPo writer immigration attorney Nadeen Aljijakli:  http://akimmigration.com/attorneys.htm

With humanitarian relief, known as Temporary Protected Status (TPS), set to expire for nearly 7,000 Syrians at the end of this month, many fear the Trump administration’s looming decision. [The USCIS website says they have until March 31st, so I’m guessing the announcement is made 2 months in advance.—ed]

The countries selected for TPS are few and far between, with only ten currently designated. And the Trump administration appears to be eliminating TPS protection for each designated country one at a time: Nicaragua, Sudan, Haiti, and now the latest upset of El Salvador, which was designated 17 years ago and tragically affects at least 200,000 people. In light of the Trump administration’s unrelenting attacks against dreamers, refugees, immigrants, and other vulnerable populations, Syrians in the U.S. are bracing themselves for the worst.

In order to extend the program, the Department of Homeland Security must merely decide whether the catastrophic country conditions in Syria, that warranted the TPS designation in 2012, continue to be met. Although the answer appears not only obvious, but indisputable, Washington is mulling this over. If the administration decides that Syrians no longer require protection and terminates TPS on January 31, 2018, such a devastating decision can only be grounded in political theatre, and not the reality of the country’s conditions.

Blah, blah, blah… now this!

(And, again, if Syrians can prove they would be killed if returned to Syria, then they need to apply for asylum. The immigration attorney writing this piece knows that!)

While the Trump administration may stand to gain political points with its right wing supporters for being “tough on immigration,” many Syrians, who consider their return to Syria a death sentence, will pay the price. The President continues to leverage his platform of xenophobia and superiority against those less fortunate — nations he, reportedly, disgracefully refers to as “shithole” countries. This cannot be the guiding force of this country’s immigration policies. By ending TPS for Syrians, the administration would not only be turning its back on a most vulnerable population, but it would be abandoning the humanitarian principles and values that led to the creation of TPS.

More here if you feel like reading it!

End TPS altogether!

I repeat: It is time to dump this whole program because like so many other LEGAL immigration programs it has been corrupted by the Open Borders Left!

And, I can’t emphasize enough that Donald Trump has opened the window for change on how we admit immigrants to America. We must strike now because once he is out of office there will be no one with the guts to do what must be done. And the Dems know it!

Posted in Colonization, Immigration fraud, Legal immigration and jobs, Other Immigration, The Opposition, Trump | Tagged: , | 10 Comments »

NY Times: In FY 2017, record number of Somalis were deported from US to Somalia

Posted by Ann Corcoran on December 10, 2017

Adding more information to the strange story we reported yesterday about an ICE flight to Africa carrying 92 Somalis destined to go home to Somalia but instead did a U-turn and returned to the US after landing in Senegal.

Kim hunter

Minnesota immigration lawyer Kim Hunter talked to the NY Times about her Somali clients.  http://www.kimhunterlaw.com/staff/

The NY Times after many whinny paragraphs devoted to lawyer Kim Hunter, whose clients were on the plane, tells us a few bits of information we didn’t know.

Besides learning that the new government in Somalia is cooperating with the US and that the flight is being returned to Louisiana, here is some useful data:

Many Somali citizens who are in the United States without documentation have been able to stay for years despite deportation orders because Somalia would not grant them the necessary travel documents. Mogadishu, which opened an embassy in Washington in 2015, appears to be cooperating with American officials to accept more of its citizens back.

Even Obama was deporting Somalis!

The number of Somali people being deported from the United States has risen since 2014. During that fiscal year, 65 Somali citizens were removed from the United States. That number jumped to 120 the next year, and 198 the year after that.

Trump administration picks up the pace!

In the fiscal year 2017, 521 Somali citizens were deported, according to the most recent report from ICE. A spokeswoman for the agency said there were five chartered flights to Somalia that year.

Read it all here.

One advantage of this ICE flight mess-up is that we now know about these deportations and so do a whole lot of other people—including those Somalis who are trying to figure out how to illegally enter the US right now.

And, will we see more “undocumented” Somalis headed to Canada via frozen northern Minnesota and North Dakota?

Posted in Crimes, diversity's dark side, Immigration fraud, Obama, Other Immigration, The Opposition, Trump, Who is going where | Tagged: , , , | 2 Comments »

Did you know that Church World Service is helping to replace American doctors with Cuban ones?

Posted by Ann Corcoran on November 30, 2017

We write almost daily about low-skilled American workers being replaced by immigrant and refugee laborers, but I had no clue it was happening at the other end of the education scale until I read this story from Progressives for Immigration Reform.

Yes, readers there are still people on the Left side of the political spectrum who worry about American workers! In fact…..

I have to laugh, it seems PFIR ‘gets it’ better than does the venerable ‘conservative’ organization, the Heritage Foundation!

7,000 Cuban doctors have been admitted to the US since 2006 while 9,000 American medical school graduates could not find a residency program, a key step in becoming an accredited doctor.

From Kevin Lynn at PFIR:

I was catching up on reading a stack of newspapes that had piled up while pondering what to write for this week’s blog when the answer leapt out at me from the front page of the Sunday local Lancaster, Pennsylvania*** newspaper. Front and center was an article entitled DOCTORS WITHIN BORDERS.

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Cuban doctors competing with your sons and daughters in America!

Since 2006, 7,000 Cuban doctors and other healthcare professionals have been admitted to the US under a special government program. The article went on to detail how Church World Services (CWS), a volunteer agency (VOLAG) that specializes in refugee relocation services and garnering large federal government grants in the process, helped to relocate these Cuban healthcare workers here and in 11 other cities.

[….]

I was intrigued to read the article because last summer when I was attending Politicon in Pasadena, CA I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Doug Medina, a graduate of Georgetown University’s medical school who despite his never having failed any clinical course work, and having passed all three licensing exams, was not able to matriculate into a residency training program. Now for those not familiar with medical career paths, following graduation if a doctor cannot be matched with a US residency program at a teaching hospital, they cannot be licensed to practice medicine in the US. It is pretty brutal when you consider a student upon completing medical school could be hamstrung with anywhere from $130,000 to $250,000 in student loan debt (and quite possibly more if you factor in 4 to 5 years of pre-med.) Then to add insult to injury, there is the ever accruing interest at 6.7% which could raise a student’s total liability to over $400,000 over the term of the loans.

According to data from the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), a program that was established in 1952 to assist medical school graduates with finding residency programs in 2016, of 19,692 graduates from US medical schools, 1,900 were not matched with a residency program. Currently, it is believed that there are some 9,000 graduates of US medical schools who were not matched with a residency program and for all intensive purposes will never be able to practice as doctors.

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From the PFIR post

It would be one thing if as in the case of Cuba, education was government funded. Here in the US it is not. And the onus is on the student and their family to come up with ways to finance their education. The question then becomes how is a medical school graduate going to service the debt on their loans if they cannot command the salary of a doctor? If plan B is to become a high school biology teacher or a research assistant, then good luck servicing your debt, buying a house, car, and starting a family.

Cut off  government funding for Church World Service and save American jobs!

Another thing to consider would be to reign in the VOLAGs such as CWS who have actively lobbied lawmakers to admit more refugees. These VOLAGs are given federal grants based on the number of refugees (or doctors from Cuba) they work to resettle in the United States. This is big money. In the case of CWS, 70.8% or $68,448,159 of last year’s income came directly in the form of grants from the Federal Government. Another solution might be to take a chunk of the $68 million given to CWS and allocate to fund more resident programs. At $50,000 a resident position, the money reallocated from CWS to Medicare could create roughly 1,368 new positions.

Anyone out there with a son or daughter planning to be a doctor better read this carefully!

There is more, continue reading here.

And pay attention! If your church is doing a “Crop Walk!”  You are helping CWS change America by changing the people!

Last month I did a podcast for PFIR  if you are interested!

***And, for more on “America’s refugee capital”—Lancaster, PA, go here.

 

Posted in Changing the way we live, Legal immigration and jobs, Other Immigration, Resettlement cities, Taxpayer goodies, The Opposition, Who is going where | Tagged: , , | 9 Comments »

Maine food stamp fraud bust has interesting twist

Posted by Ann Corcoran on November 28, 2017

Halal Market maine

Photo: http://fox23maine.com/news/local/portland-shop-owner-pleads-guilty-to-welfare-fraud

 

Longtime readers know that I’ve had a side interest in food stamp fraud, specifically trafficking in food stamps.  This kind of fraud doesn’t involve purchasing unapproved items with food stamps as you might think, but it’s about selling ones benefits for 50 cents on the dollar.

It works like this: customer comes in with benefits, buys some small item, but the cashier rings up a larger amount.  Customer walks out with half the cash that was rung up. Clerk submits full amount to government for repayment.

It is called trafficking, and the fraud is huge at mom & pop convenience stores nationwide.

You can see my many previous posts on the topic by clicking here.  The vast majority of cases involve immigrant owners/managers of small stores like this one in Maine.

What is different in this Maine case is that the store is a Halal grocery store which says to me that it is very likely that the majority of people participating in the owner’s fraud are people who prefer Halal food.

And, by the way, there have been cases where customers are arrested and also found guilty of taking part in the scheme to defraud the US taxpayer, will there be some here?

From WGME (Hat tip: Frank) $1 MILLION fraud!

PORTLAND (WGME) – A man accused of running a welfare scam out of a Portland halal grocery is pleading guilty.

 

The market sells meat permissible under Muslim law.

According to federal court documents, Ali Ratib Daham is pleading guilty to federal food stamp and other welfare fraud.

He is also admitting to money laundering and theft from the state’s MaineCare program.

 

Daham is agreeing to a jail sentence of at least 33 months and will pay more than $1 million in restitution to the government.

In exchange, prosecutors are agreeing to drop dozens of other charges in the case.

The plea deal will be considered in federal district court Tuesday. The guilty plea could cause him to be deported.

They never deport these people, and tell me how is he going to repay $1 million when I’ll bet the money was moved abroad a long time ago.

Here is the pitch I’ve made innumerable times: If you are looking for something to do, start a blog on immigrant welfare fraud.  You will have news to post daily and it would be a great service to our country, especially since any real investigative reporters are few and far between.

Posted in Crimes, diversity's dark side, Other Immigration, Taxpayer goodies, What you can do | Tagged: , , , | 8 Comments »

Canadian Libs too funny! Want to persuade asylum seekers from US to stay away

Posted by Ann Corcoran on November 10, 2017

Calling it “irregular migration,” Canadian members of Parliament are coming to the US to try to stem the flow of US excess aliens from moving north into Canada.

The funny part (besides the fact that they can’t even use the word “illegal”) is that it was only a few days ago we reported that Canada was boosting dramatically its immigration numbers over the next three years because Canadians were getting just too old! Why don’t these Haitians fit the bill?

LOL! on that point did you see that Poland is taking a different route to change their demographic make-up with a campaign to their own Polish people called “breed like rabbits!”

Back to Canada where apparently Canadians of European ethnicity don’t want to breed like rabbits and others don’t want illegal aliens crossing their southern border ‘irregularly’ either.  Check out one of the MPs coming to America to try to turn back the flow!

 

Canadian MP

Haitian-born Liberal MP Emmanuel Dubourg will be travelling to New York next week to try to persuade other Haitians to not come to Canada.  Why can’t these new Haitians be part of  welcoming Canada’s one million by 2020!

 

From CBC News:

Members of Parliament are planning trips to the U.S. in the coming weeks to try to stem a potential new flow of asylum seekers to Canada.

Haitians who have been living in the U.S. under temporary protected status since the 2010 earthquake are facing potential deportation in the new year unless the U.S. Department of Homeland Security renews their status by Nov. 22, which it is not expected to do.

“We don’t know what the U.S. will do to remove those people so we are doing messaging and using social media,” said Emmanuel Dubourg, Liberal member of Parliament for the Bourassa riding in Quebec.

Dubourg said he and two other MPs will be going to the U.S. in the next two weeks to try to dissuade asylum seekers from Haiti, Africa, Central America and elsewhere from trying their luck in Canada in the same way that thousands of others have in the past year: by walking across the U.S.-Canada border at unofficial crossing points and applying for asylum once they get to Canada.

The RCMP has intercepted more than 15,000 asylum seekers crossing illegally between official ports of entry since January, the bulk of them in Quebec during the months of July through September.

“The main reason is to tell them we have a robust immigration law and that they should use the right channels to come to Canada instead of crossing in between the borders,” Dubourg said of his planned trip.

More here for your second (rabbits were first) laugh of the day!  Another Canadian MP making the trip is from Argentina.

I’m sure the Haitians know very well that the “robust” immigration law in Canada is anything but “robust” and fast enough for them.

BTW, do you think the Open Borders Libs make a point of trying to get the word “robust” inserted in to everything they say, or are they just so accustomed to parroting each other that it flows from their lips without thought.

To learn more about Temporary Protected Status (a robust temporary refugee program that is anything but temporary) by clicking here.

Posted in Canada, Changing the way we live, Colonization, Haiti, Immigration fraud, Laugh of the day!, Other Immigration, Who is going where | Tagged: , | 6 Comments »

Obama’s illegal program for illegal minors ended last night

Posted by Ann Corcoran on November 10, 2017

Do you remember the program the Obama State Department created out of whole cloth in 2014 when it took it upon itself to write refugee law without the Congress?

It was called CAM for short and was supposed to help the minors escaping poverty and gangs in Central America get into the US as refugees so they wouldn’t get hurt sneaking across the border as they had been doing by the tens of thousands.

 

beast train with sleeping bags

Obama’s State Department created the program so that the invading “children” wouldn’t get hurt or exploited trying to get to America on the “Beast Train” or on foot.

 

The program had a couple of major flaws—first is that the kids were hard-pressed to show they were legitimate refugees fearing persecution and secondly, the parent filing the application in the US had to prove they were here legally (oopsy!).

The good news is that CAM has been canned at the Dept. of State as of last night!

From Reuters:

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department will stop accepting new applications at midnight on Thursday for a program that allowed children fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to apply for refugee status in the United States before leaving home.

President Donald Trump’s administration told Congress in September it would phase out the Central American Minors (CAM) program during fiscal year 2018, which began on Oct. 1.

New applications will not be accepted after 11:59 p.m. EST on Thursday (0459 GMT on Friday), the State Department said in a statement on Wednesday night.

The CAM program started at the end of 2014 under former President Barack Obama as a response to tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors and families from Central America who arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border seeking asylum in the United States.

Continue here where Reuters says that 1,500 kids got in out of 13,000 applications (imagine what that must have cost taxpayers to process 13,000 applications!).

For more, search RRW for ‘Unaccompanied minors’ or ‘Unaccompanied alien children.’

Posted in Immigration fraud, Obama, Other Immigration, Refugee Resettlement Program, Trump | Tagged: , , | 6 Comments »

The US Chamber of Commerce wants laborers, no concern for you, as they tell Trump to extend ‘temporary’ refugee program

Posted by Ann Corcoran on October 30, 2017

Temporary Protected Status is yet one more LEGAL way to get and keep the US immigrant population high.  It is not truly a refugee program, but was designed to give TEMPORARY protection to foreign nationals who happened to be in the US when some big event happened back home—like a hurricane, earthquake or civil war.

The operative word is temporary, but that is the last thing it is!

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Chamber Veep Neil Bradley.  See his resume here. See where he worked and see why the Republicans do not control immigration. The Republican leadership in the swamp is driven by business interests represented by the US Chamber of Commerce—to heck with American workers, to heck with your town and your safety.  https://www.uschamber.com/neil-bradley

The program for each country must be renewed every 18 months, so the Trump Admin is facing some upcoming deadlines.

Pressure is mounting and the US Chamber of Commerce (they are not your friends!) are out in front leading the lobbying efforts for Haiti, Honduras,  and El Salvador.

Before I give you the news.  This is what you need to know!

From USCIS:

TEMPORARY protection was given to Haitians on July 23, 2011

TEMPORARY protection was given to Hondurans on January 5, 1991

TEMPORARY protection was given to Salvadorans on March 9, 2001

And, in each case the temporary protection was extended every 18 months.

Those migrants who knew this was temporary were given false hope for decades in the case of Honduras and nearly two decades for El Salvador.  The false hope was that amnesty would be passed in Congress with the help of their buddies at the US Chamber of Commerce.

Dear local Republicans….

The Chambers’ interest here is in MONEY (for big business pals and global corporations). They are not even that interested in your local small businesses where you live. They are not concerned with the loss of your quality of life or the cultural conflicts created by excessive immigration.  This is definitely not about humanitarianism either, so don’t be fooled.

Here is the US Chamber of Commerce (which also drives the Congressional Republican leadership in case you wonder why nothing happens with reform of refugee resettlement) pressing the Trump Administration in a letter on Friday published at America’s Voice (not your friend either!):

Today, in a letter to Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President and Chief Policy Neil L. Bradley called on the Trump Administration to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for El Salvador, Honduras, and Haiti, citing strong economic concerns.

The Trump Administration must decide whether to extend the TPS designations by the following dates:

11/6/17 Decision deadline for 59,550 Hondurans and Nicaraguans: 10 DAYS
11/23/17 Decision deadline for 50,000 Haitians: 27 DAYS
01/08/18 Decision deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans: 73 DAYS

Go here for the full letter (SOS!).  See if some of those jobs are jobs Americans will do!

And, by the way, not mentioned is that many of these workers send millions of dollars in the form of remittances back to their HOME countries—millions LOST to the US economy—but never mentioned in any of the supposed economic studies about how we need this (cheap and compliant) immigrant/refugee labor.

Posted in Other Immigration, The Opposition, Trump, Where to find information | Tagged: | 6 Comments »

Catholic Bishop Dolan says that the USCCB is not after more money when defending DACA kids, I beg to differ

Posted by Ann Corcoran on September 11, 2017

Bannon and Dolan

Bannon vs. Dolan! If the general taxpaying public had any idea of how many of their tax dollars ‘find their way’ in to the Catholic Church they would be getting out the pitch forks and hitting the streets! Bannon hit them where it hurts!

You can read about all of the back and forth as Steve Bannon maintained that the Bishops want more immigrants because it means more cash in their coffers and more bodies in their pews (see Michael Leahy at Breitbart).

Maybe more cash isn’t reason number one (‘social justice’ is), but it is most assuredly reason number two!

They were discussing mostly illegal immigrants, but you need to know that all of the federal refugee resettlement contractors*** (including the US Conference of Catholic Bishops) supported the Gang of Eight Amnesty back in 2013 because it would have expanded their taxpayer-funded role from resettling refugees (getting them their social services) to helping all the newly amnestied file their paperwork and get their government-supplied goodies.

The Gang of Eight Amnesty contained a “slush fund” for our usual gang of contractors (euphemistically called immigrant-serving organizations) according to an analysis by the Center for Immigration Studies, see here.

Up until this point in time, I wondered why refugee contractors would support amnesty for millions of immigrants who would then compete for limited jobs with refugees that those same ‘non-profit’ groups were tasked to find employment for! It made no sense on a humanitarian level, but it does on an economic level.

Jon Feere for CIS:

Section 2537 of the Schumer-Rubio bill provides “Initial Entry, Adjustment, and Citizenship Assistance” grants to public and private, non-profit organizations that promise to help illegal immigrants apply for the amnesty (p. 384). For example, this includes help with “completing applications”, “gathering proof of identification”, and “applying for any waivers”. But the recipients of these funds are given a lot of discretion, as the funds can also be used for “any other assistance” that the grantee “considers useful” to aliens applying for amnesty. The bill appropriates $100 million in grant funding for a five-year period ending in 2018, plus any additional “sums as may be necessary for fiscal year 2019 and subsequent fiscal years”. (p. 392). There are no limits to the amount of money that may be given out to pro-amnesty groups.

So the Bishops have (and had in 2013) every reason (social justice and money!) to support amnesty (which is what DACA is). The Gang of Eight amnesty didn’t pass, but you can be sure any legislation to legalize the DACA ‘children’ will contain grant money as a pass-through to help them ‘adjust’ their status.

Then there is the payola the USCCB gets every year to resettle refugees. 

Here is the USCCB segment of my recent analysis of the nine major federal refugee agencies budgets:

US Conference of Catholic Bishops Migration Fund (97% taxpayer funded)

Now it gets even trickier! The Bishops don’t file a Form 990 and their operations are so vast, I could spend the whole day and still not sort it out.  Also, maybe you can find one, but I have not found an annual report for their refugee program since I found this one for 2014.

So we will have to rely on it (again). Keep in mind these funds for their refugee resettlement program do not include millions that go directly from the feds to some individual Catholic Charities and Dioceses around the US. (If you are researching your local CC or Dioceses, you can often find good numbers at USASpending.gov)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Federal grants” is your money, so is the Travel Loan Collection Fees, so that puts the Bishops’ refugee resettlement program at 97% taxpayer funded.  (I am not sure if the Unaccompanied Alien Children fall in to yet another fund!).

I would like to get a more up-to-date accounting for the Bishops, but they must be hiding those reports really well!  I suspect they are pulling down even more payola in more recent years.

Obviously we don’t know what salaries are being paid for their Washington, DC lobbying shop. Their previous head lobbyist was Kevin Appleby.

Go here to see how the Bishop’s money compares with the other eight major federal contractors.

And, that isn’t all there is. 

You can search individual Catholic Charities (USASpending.gov) and find even more of your money going  to local dioceses for migrants. I promise you, you will be blown away by the amounts of money flowing from the US Treasury to your local diocese.

In addition to the US Refugee Admissions Program, Catholic Legal Services gets a vast amount of federal money to pay for lawyers for the ‘kids.’  I’ll leave that research to you.

***For new readers, these are the nine major federal refugee contractors which would have financially benefited from Amnesty in 2013.  We can never thoroughly reform the refugee program (or immigration itself) as long as these nine are paid by you to lobby, community organize, sign immigrants up for welfare, and act as head-hunters for big businesses in need of cheap labor.

It is time for all of these quasi-government agencies to raise their own private money for their charitable ‘good works.’  If they give up their federal hand-outs then they will demonstrate that caring for human beings is their first and only concern!

 

 

Posted in Colonization, Community destabilization, Other Immigration, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Taxpayer goodies, The Opposition, Trump, Where to find information | Tagged: | 7 Comments »

Sob story highlights ORR role in moving unaccompanied alien children around the country

Posted by Ann Corcoran on September 10, 2017

I have too many things piled up to write anything extensive about this subject, but just wanted to be sure that you know that the Office of Refugee Resettlement in HHS is also busy placing tens of thousands of illegal alien youths with ‘families’ who got here illegally ahead of them.

Below is one such story. But, before you go there, here is an ORR fact sheet explaining their legal authority. And, read this, the ‘children’ are eating up ORR’s budget.

From the Sante Fe-New Mexican:

It had been more than 10 years since Gari, an undocumented immigrant from Guatemala who was living in Santa Fe, had seen his younger brother. So he was surprised earlier this year when he received a call from a federal government agency telling him his teen brother had emigrated alone from the Central American country to the Arizona-Mexico border.

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The ‘children’ are mostly teens. LOL! and how many of those 17 year-olds are really adults! https://www.acf.hhs.gov/orr/about/ucs/facts-and-data

The boy was in the custody of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which asked Gari to take legal guardianship of his brother.

At first, Gari was apprehensive because it would require him to give his personal information to a federal agency — something that virtually all unauthorized immigrants try to avoid. But Health and Human Services officials assured him in January that it wouldn’t jeopardize his own safety. The boy just needed a legal guardian as he dealt with his own immigration case, they said.

Gari, 34, was arrested at his home Aug. 14 by federal immigration agents who had used his little brother as bait.

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The ‘children’ are mostly boys.

[….]

The Department of Health and Human Services, which runs the Office of Refugee Resettlement, is tasked with reuniting unaccompanied children and youth with relatives in the U.S.

“Our programs encourage reunification of children with their parents or other appropriate adult relatives,” the office’s website says. It doesn’t distinguish between relatives who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and those who are living in the U.S. illegally.

Fascinating isn’t it! ORR is actually placing the mostly teenage boys coming across our borders with illegal alien families (who are in violation of our laws themselves) and you pay millions of tax dollars to help it happen!

If they can’t find a legal family, why aren’t the mostly teenage boys held in detention until they can be returned to their home countries?

To be granted asylum they must prove they will be PERSECUTED if returned home—for their race, religion, political views, etc.

Anyone simply trying to escape violence or looking for work is NOT a legitimate refugee.  By administering the program through ORR it sends a message that they are refugees.

I repeat, these are not refugees!

Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Crimes, Immigration fraud, Other Immigration, Reforms needed, Taxpayer goodies, Where to find information | Tagged: , | 5 Comments »

Boulder,CO: Doctors Without Borders brings propaganda campaign to town

Posted by Ann Corcoran on September 5, 2017

When did it happen that decent-sounding NGOs became Leftwing advocacy groups?

And, why can’t this group stick to taking care of the medical needs of poor people around the world? 

Did someone (Soros?) give them a pile of money to do this propaganda event to soften up the public?

From the Daily Camera:

The United Nations refugee agency reported in 2016 that more than 65 million people were displaced from their homes worldwide — more than had been reported in 2015, which had seen the highest number of global refugees since World War II and its aftermath.

doctors without borders

Doctors Without Borders is one of the many NGOs plying the waters off Libya to scoop up migrants and bring them to Europe. Why can’t they stick with sending doctors and nurses to attend to the poor around the world? http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/article/central-mediterranean-msf-condemns-attack-rescue-vessel

 

Doctors Without Borders is bringing a large simulated refugee camp to Boulder’s Pearl Street Mall beginning Monday to offer a glimpse and hopefully a deeper understanding of the plight of a person forced from his or her home.

“The reality is quite complex,” said Mark Leirer, a nurse with Doctors Without Borders who recently spent time on a search and rescue vessel that patrolled the Mediterranean Sea to look for people fleeing Libya.

“The point of the exhibit is to raise awareness,” Leirer said. “It is complex, and people leave home for many reasons, and people leave in many different ways.”

The 10,000-square-foot “Forced from Home” exhibit features an hour-long guided tour with a field worker who will show visitors the numerous obstacles a person fleeing home is likely to encounter, be it medical problems, the amount of water available in a refugee camp or the feeling of a cramped rubber raft.

Refugee is a broad term, and Leirer said people might flee their country or be “internally displaced,” possibly fleeing their village and hiding out in neighboring village. Refugees come from various economic backgrounds, and while one person might be rescued in the Mediterranean wearing no shoes, someone else might have luggage and an iPad.

“Being displaced is the equalizer,” he said. “They are all in the same situation.”

Being displaced does not make one a legitimate refugee who must be able to prove he/she is a victim of persecution!

As those of you who follow twitter know, I’ve been saying we need to take care of American “refugees” first in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.  I’m guilty of using the ‘refugee’ label wrongly in that case—but it is to make my point.

So imagine my surprise to hear this spokesperson at Doctors Without Borders say that the victims of Harvey are refugees too.

Lierer said all one has to do is look to Houston and south Texas, where thousands of people have been displaced because of Hurricane Harvey, to see refugees in this country.

“It could be your sister, your best friend or your wife going through this,” he said. “It’s not always a tangible reality, but right now is a crucial moment. All we have to do is look down at south (at Texas) to see that reality happening.”

Okay then! With our tax dollars, let’s take care of America’s refugees first!

Continue reading here, there is a lot about what they were doing off the Libyan coast.

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