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So what happened at yesterday’s solidarity-with-mosques day?

Posted by Ann Corcoran on February 4, 2017

Leo Hohmann (author of the best selling book ‘Stealth Invasion) tells us here at World Net Daily. See my post on their plans here a couple of days ago. And, see what I said here (below)!

Hohmann at WND:

‘Christian’ activists head to mosques to resist Trump

A national coalition with ties to George Soros was behind a national day of “solidarity” with Muslims Friday that included rallies at airports and prayer vigils at mosques.

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Must read! Hohmann’s ‘Stealth Invasion’ which is moving up on Amazon’s best sellers lists.

The National Partnership for New Americans sponsored a “day of action” to protest Donald Trump’s 90-day moratorium on travel from seven countries – Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Sudan and Yemen – which the groups are calling “unconstitutional” and a “Muslim ban.”

The NPNA was funded with a $200,000 grant from Soros’ Open Society Foundations in 2011.

Friday’s action is to be followed up by another on Feb. 22 when the NPNA coalition plans to flood congressional offices with protesters at the district level, sending an army of advocates for immigrants and refugees.

But Friday’s event was no ordinary protest. Many non-Muslims entered mosques and joined Muslims in the Jummah prayer, which is the most heavily attended prayer of the week at mosques around the world and widely referred to as the “Friday call to prayer.”

Some of the secular and ostensibly Christian activists posted on social media that they felt “inspired” to join in the prayers to Allah.

One mosque that attracted ‘Interfaith’ supporters yesterday was  the Islamic Society of Western Maryland!

At some mosques, such as the Islamic Society of Western Maryland in Hagerstown, visitors observed Islamic gender rules.

This was reported by the Hagerstown Herald Mail:

“We are extremely grateful and appreciative for this show of concern,” Faruq Post, the society’s resident scholar, told the men, women and children, who were asked to segregate by gender. Most women covered their heads with scarves.

By the way the Herald Mail story says 100 were in attendance, but never tells us how many were regulars at the mosque. Three from the INTERFAITH group are quoted.

The NPNA coalition includes a large swath of the interfaith movement in America – a blend of Christian, Muslim and Jewish groups – teaming up with immigrant rights activists.

Federally-funded refugee contractors were involved in organizing the solidarity event.

Hohmann continues….

Allying themselves in this project with Muslim groups such as CAIR and the Council of Muslim Organizations are various Christian organizations such as Church World Services, the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, World Relief and others involved in the resettlement of refugees in the United States. These volunteer agencies, also called VOLAGs, are paid $2,050 for every refugee they resettle in America, with more than half of that fee flowing into their coffers and the balance going to the refugee. [For new readers it was Church World Service subcontractor, the Virginia Council of  Churches that brought refugees to Hagerstown in 2007 and inspired me to write this blog!—ed]

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These groups present themselves as charitable advocates for the downtrodden when in fact the vast majority of their budgets are funded by federal grants, not donations by church members.

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If you missed it in 2009, it is not too late to read it. In fact, the timing could not be better!

“It’s not charity if you are taking other people’s money by force, through public tax dollars, and using it to do what you consider to be the Lord’s work,” says Ann Corcoran, who follows the refugee industry and blogs at Refugee Resettlement Watch.

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“They will whine about refugees but when you look at this list and know what they are planning, it is open borders they are really pushing for—illegals, legal immigrants, it is all the same to them,” wrote Corcoran. “In fact, on the call they said they would link their national policy agenda to emotions by using individual refugee sob stories. Refugees as pawns for their radical political agenda?”

As of Friday there were 14 states and the District of Columbia listed as hosting rallies in support of Muslims. Cities on the list included Chicago, New York, Nashville, Los Angeles, Miami, Greensboro, North Carolina; Fairfax and Alexandria, Virginia; Reading, Pennsylvania; Billings, Montana; Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; Silver Spring and Hagerstown, Maryland; and Boise, Idaho.

The Hagerstown Herald Mail could never bring itself to write about allegations made in 2009 in ‘Muslim Mafia’ even though CAIR has never been able to prove any of the information is false having been taken directly from documents CAIR had warehoused.

WND’s story continues…..

One of the participating mosques that welcomed non-Muslim supporters to join it for Friday prayers was the Islamic Society of Western Maryland in Hagerstown. This mosque was identified as having connections to radical Islamic elements in the undercover investigative book “Muslim Mafia: Inside the Secret Underworld That’s Conspiring to Islamize America” by David Gaubatz and Paul Sperry.

The FBI was investigating this predominantly Pakistani mosque for suspicious activity in 2004 and the imam immediately brought in a CAIR lawyer Shama Farooq to help coach him on how to answer the investigators’ questions.

To learn what happened, continue here.

As we know well, citizens have every right to support mosques and organize protests, but when it comes to federally- funded organizations possibly using tax dollars to do it then we have every right to demand an accounting.

By the way, Esam Omeish former head of the Muslim America Society (a Muslim Brotherhood spin-off group) is a member of this mosque. Look what he said in Hagerstown in 2008:

In a sermon during Monday’s holiday prayer service, Omeish encouraged Muslims to establish themselves and break new ground where they live in much the same way Abraham is said to have founded monotheism in Arabia.

Yahya Hendi has spoken here as well. See what Hendi told the Saudis in 2007. Why would Muslims be pushing for the election of Muslim mayors across America? If they are here to assimilate why do they need Muslim mayors?

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More on the “dumb” Australia deal: Which American towns will volunteer to take them?

Posted by Ann Corcoran on February 3, 2017

It is one thing for everyone to debate whether Australia’s rejected asylum seekers (supposedly as many as 1,250) will come to America, but where in America?  (See yesterday’s post)

Shouldn’t your town have a say about whether you want any of them or not?

 

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Photo and story here about sexual abuse of children in the camp on Nauru: http://www.radionz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/270643/australia-accused-of-tolerating-abuse-in-nauru

 

House and Senate Judiciary Chairmen identified those rejected by Australia as from the following countries:

Iran

Sri Lanka

Pakistan

Afghanistan

Somalia

Iraq

Sudan

Stateless (most likely Rohingya Muslims from Burma/Bangladesh)

Tell the Trump Administration what you think, by clicking here.

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Administrative tweeks may help school systems cope with refugee kids, but….

Posted by Ann Corcoran on February 2, 2017

….if members of Congress do not grow spines and begin to revamp/rewrite the Refugee Act of 1980, anything President Trump does now will be lost in 4 or 8 years.

And, whether Trump’s EO does even half of what it promises will depend on who becomes the Asst. Sec. of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, and who becomes the Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (HHS).

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Donald Trump can’t do it alone. Tell your members of Congress and US Senators that it is time to reform US Refugee Admissions Program.

Here is Betsy McCaughey writing at the New York Post about beleaguered school districts coping with large numbers (and costs) of  refugee children the school system wasn’t expecting (due to the secrecy surrounding their placement).

I don’t have time to link all of the places we have identified in the past having such problems, but search RRW for Lancaster, PA, Amarillo, TX, Manchester, NH and Utica, NY.

New York Post (hat tip: Judy and others):

Public schools beleaguered by waves of refugees will get a breather thanks to President Trump’s executive order suspending refugee entry for 120 days. And under Trump’s new policy, when the US reopens its doors to refugees, local communities will be consulted. That beats the Obama administration’s dictatorial approach, which has overwhelmed many school districts. [Bush and all the Presidents before him did nothing to allow communities any say either—-ed]

Until now, refugee children have been placed in districts with little or no advance notice. Arriving from countries like Congo, Burma, Somalia and Syria, they speak no English and bear the signs of trauma from their ordeals. They need interpreters, counselors and attention. But often they’re placed in the poorest school districts — which can least afford them.

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Refugee students with their stable of ACLU lawyers sue ‘welcoming’ Lancaster, PA for not giving refugee students a better education. http://www.phillyvoice.com/refugees-suing-pennsylvania-school-district/

School authorities try to be welcoming, but no good deed goes unpunished. The American Civil Liberties Union is targeting these communities, claiming they’re not doing enough for refugees. On top of the costs of educating the refugees, towns are getting slapped with lawsuits and legal fees.

The State Department decides where refugees are settled. The feds pay nonprofits such as Catholic Charities to rent and furnish apartments for refugees, enroll them in English class and put their children in public school.

In New York, upstate cities like Buffalo, Syracuse and Utica are magnets for resettlement because the $900-a-month housing stipend goes a lot farther than in New York City or on Long Island.

Buffalo has absorbed 10,000 refugees in the last decade. At Lafayette High School there, 45 languages are spoken, 70 percent of students are just learning English and nearly 40 percent missed years of schooling before arriving.

More here.

BTW, George Soros is one of the ACLU’s biggest sugar-daddies!

See tag ‘Where is Congress’ on this and other refugee-related issues (hint: most are hiding!).

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The national media is looking for you! Do you want to be found?

Posted by Ann Corcoran on January 31, 2017

First, an apology to my faithful readers.  I am overwhelmed with way too much news to report, with requests for information, with requests from media, with requests from some of you about conducting your facebook wars (answered that yesterday and lots of you commented), and so I apologize if I don’t answer all of your e-mails. I simply can’t! (I am trying so hard to balance my life so I don’t burn out!).

It is just me here, me and my computer.  The other side has dozens (hundreds!) of organizations, many being paid by you, the US taxpayer, sending out press releases, holding demonstrations and otherwise clamoring to be heard.

There isn’t one national group that exclusively focuses on the Refugee Admissions Program!

Members of the national media know that Donald Trump, when he signed the EO to stop some refugees and migrants from some parts of the world, was responding to you, the people who elected him.

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In fact, Rasmussen reported yesterday that 57% of those surveyed last week favor Trump’s temporary moratorium on refugee resettlement.

So, perhaps in a new found desire to ‘balance’ their reporting, I have had several requests to speak to some national news outlets including the New York Times, Al-Jazeera and the LA Times.  I’ve decided to write a short post (next) with some of the things I would like to say to them.

But…..they are looking for you!

They want to talk to those of you who have been working in ‘pockets of resistance’ all across America where you have been investigating and educating your communities about cultural, economic and security problems with the UN/US Refugee Admissions Program.

They really don’t know people like you!

So, if you want to be called by the national media, send me an e-mail (I promise to look at my g-mail account, left hand side bar, later today and tomorrow).  But, put something in the subject line to catch my eye and send me an e-mail address you are willing to have passed along to reporters who are trying to find you.

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One piece of the Trump executive order speaks to the issue of whether communities have any say in the refugee placement process

Posted by Ann Corcoran on January 31, 2017

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Trump Watch!

There is so much to try to absorb in the President’s Executive Order on refugees, but here is one portion to pay some attention to for those of you working in ‘pockets of resistance.’

It is Section 5 (g):

(g) It is the policy of the executive branch that, to the extent permitted by law and as practicable, State and local jurisdictions be granted a role in the process of determining the placement or settlement in their jurisdictions of aliens eligible to be admitted to the United States as refugees. To that end, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall examine existing law to determine the extent to which, consistent with applicable law, State and local jurisdictions may have greater involvement in the process of determining the placement or resettlement of refugees in their jurisdictions, and shall devise a proposal to lawfully promote such involvement.

Indeed this point, that local communities (and states!) have no say in the refugee resettlement process as it has been done for over 3 decades now is one of my basic complaints for the almost ten years I’ve been writing this blog.

Politico began whining about the Trump Administration giving more leeway to states here already a few days ago;

States and cities will find it easier to turn away even those refugees the Trump administration admits to the U.S. under the executive order issued Friday.

[….]

….a less-discussed provision in the order goes further, calling for the secretary of Homeland Security to “devise a proposal” to give state and local governments “greater involvement in the process of determining the placement or resettlement of refugees in their jurisdictions.”

Pro-refugee organizations worry that the provision will create a patchwork of refugee policies across the country and further politicize an already-controversial process.

“It just doesn’t make sense that the federal government would give a foreign-policy decision like that to the states and localities,” said Domenic Powell, an advocacy and policy strategist with the American Civil Liberties Union.

Powell said state and local leaders may cave to political pressure driven by fear of terrorism and “make decisions about refugees based on prejudice.”

Until now, authority to distribute resettlement grants and to place refugees in local communities has resided at the State Department. Trump’s order appears to shift at least some of these responsibilities to the Department of Homeland Security.

It is a good start!

I think it is a great idea for the Administration to study the issue, but it will take longer than a few months to get a full understanding of how communities/state governments have been shut-out while non-profit (non-elected!) federal contractors (like HIAS) have been busy SECRETLY picking new towns in which to place refugees.

I recommend the Administration hold field hearings in towns where controversy has been building about the way refugees are placed.

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Trump can get the ball rolling, but ultimately Congress will have to change the law!

And, I’m going to be arguing that scrapping the Refugee Act of 1980 is the way to go, and if Congress and the President want a refugee program of some sort, they can write and sign a new law.

A word of caution about this idea of state (or local) governments deciding whether they will or will not welcome refugees!

Remember, this is America and people here legally can move wherever and whenever they want, and surely all of you would agree we don’t ever want that right taken away!

Therefore, if one state welcomes thousands of refugees, but its neighboring state does not, there is nothing to stop those thousands moving from the welcoming state to the unwelcoming state even within days and weeks of their arrival in the US.

In fact, that is happening all the time as Somalis resettled elsewhere in the country high-tail-it to Minnesota and Ohio as fast as they can to be with their own kind of people!

That is why the issue is much more challenging than it appears on the surface and I believe requires a much longer moratorium—the only thing that might ‘inspire’ a thorough review by Congress.

This post is filed in our Trump Watch! category, here.

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Aberdeen, SD: Somali refugee found guilty of sexual assault in December is supposed to be sentenced today

Posted by Ann Corcoran on January 30, 2017

Udate: Reader Elena found this tiny mention in the local news, rescheduled for April 10th.

Liban Mohamed was found guilty in December of attempted sexual assault of a special needs woman.  He was arrested last July after reportedly only being in the country for one week.

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Aberdeen Mayor Mike Levsen has been an advocate for making Aberdeen another refugee placement site. Meat packing political power?  See here: https://refugeeresettlementwatch.wordpress.com/2016/04/16/heads-up-aberdeen-south-dakota-new-resettlement-site-being-proposed/

We are waiting to hear whether his sentencing will go ahead today as originally scheduled. (No mugshot is available!)

Here is my story from January 5th:

If you missed the story yesterday, go here, to learn about how an arrest, an indictment and a guilty verdict all went missing from local news reports about a Somali refugee who had been in the country one week before his July encounter with a special-needs woman.

Here is a recap and an update from Leo Hohmann at World Net Daily:

A South Dakota newspaper that failed to report on the case of a Somali man convicted of trying to molest a severely handicapped woman, changed gears Wednesday after being outed by WND and decided to publish a story about the crime.

Continue reading here.

There are still many outstanding questions.  Lutheran Social Services, the refugee contractor in SD, has never indicated whether that agency resettled the now convicted Somali refugee.  We are all still puzzled about how he was able to be wandering around an Aberdeen neighborhood after only a few days in the country.  The only resettlement city in South Dakota now is in Sioux Falls (a couple hundred miles away) since reportedly the office in Huron has been closed for new resettlement.

Mohammed was reportedly scheduled to go to work for Dem Kota Ranch beef.

Meanwhile be sure to see that the Huffington Post is going after WND’s Leo Hohmann today.

See all of our previous reports on South Dakota by clicking here.  I stopped in both Aberdeen and Huron during my summer tour of cities troubled with large numbers of refugees.

P.S. I have about 5 or 6 other Somali stories I need to post. Hope to get to them soon, but needless to say things are crazy. I apologize to all who are trying to reach me, but it is just me here!

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Suggestion for President Trump: save millions by cutting funding for the International Rescue Committee

Posted by Ann Corcoran on January 28, 2017

Everyday I start my day at around 5 a.m. with CNN.  I recommend that you all consider doing that (not necessarily at that hour!) because it is so informative to see how they spin the news each and every day. Kind of fires me up to get to work!

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In 2013, Miliband awarded George Soros the IRC’s Freedom Award (this is not a joke, or fake news!). https://refugeeresettlementwatch.wordpress.com/2013/11/09/federal-refugee-contractor-gives-freedom-award-to-george-soros/

This morning CNN showed a clip of the International Rescue Committee‘s CEO David Miliband whining (in his snooty British accent!) about Trump’s EO on refugees.  I tried to find the clip just now, but couldn’t.  But it doesn’t matter.

This is what you need to know (especially you lazy reporters who never mention that the refugee contractors, including the IRC, are largely taxpayer funded while you pretend their intentions are pure as the driven snow!).

The IRC is one of the nine major federally funded refugee contractors.

David Miliband is a British national who came over from the UK a few years back to run the International Rescue Committee which places refugees in a couple dozen US cities. He was a former Foreign Secretary and is the brother of ‘Red’ Ed.

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The International Rescue Committee had an annual income stream of $688,920,920 for the year ending September 2015 according to ‘Charity Navigator.’

66.5% of that income came from you—the US taxpayer!

 

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Miliband is paid annual compensation of $591,846! What the h*** does he do for that kind of money? Doing well by doing good, is he?

 

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And, here is where the IRC is placing refugees in America (screenshot from their website):

 

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Think about it! A rich British elitist is changing American cities and we taxpayers pay him to do it!

 

So my suggestion to the President is to begin balancing the US budget by cutting off the supposed humanitarians, especially the foreign ones being paid handsome salaries out of the US Treasury! Let them raise PRIVATE money from those who want refugees seeded throughout America. Heck, the US taxpayer could save almost a half a billion bucks annually by pulling them off the federal teat!

We have a lot more on Miliband (Hillary had a crush on him, he likes her smile), click here for more.

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NYT reports first hardship story as refugees entering the US last evening being detained

Posted by Ann Corcoran on January 28, 2017

And, so it begins. 

I told you here on January 7th exactly what the refugee contractors would do!

Rutland, Vermont a case study!

This is what I said eleven days ago:

The US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) said in a press release in recent days that they were going ahead with their plans to open an office in Rutland, VT for the purpose of placing 100 Syrians (the first 100!) in the city where those plans have drawn heated controversy since last spring.

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Ms. Limon was irresponsible opening the Rutland, VT office only weeks ago when she knew this was coming. So, I’m saying she is cruel by giving false hope to refugees. The refugee contracting agency she heads is 97% funded by you! https://refugeeresettlementwatch.wordpress.com/2016/09/05/this-federal-refugee-contracting-agency-is-97-taxpayer-funded/

Throwing all caution to the wind (shelling out money they don’t know they will have) and gambling that they can back Trump down, the federal resettlement contractor headed by longtime Clinton ally Lavinia Limon is hiring staff for a proposed opening in a couple of weeks—timed, I surmise, to happen just about the time Donald Trump is inaugurated.

Setting up a showdown with Donald Trump…..

If Trump does what he said he would do and quickly pauses refugee resettlement at least from terror-producing regions of the world, USCRI will be in a position to scream bloody murder—how dare Trump stop these poor women and children who were headed to a ‘welcoming’ Vermont town.

And this:

Warning to Mr. Trump: These are not squishy do-gooder organizations and people who you can easily roll. They are sharp, experienced political fighters.

Well, the fight is on as Pres. Trump did what he said he would do and now the NYT (story here) and Lavinia Limon are crying foul!

Here (at Valley News) is Ms. Limon wailing*** about Vermont two days ago (when it became clear Trump was not backing down):

Montpelier — The mayor of Rutland — a city that had been expecting up to 100 refugees from Syria and Iraq — said he fears a policy being considered by President Donald Trump would halt refugee resettlement in the city.

Trump is proposing to reduce the maximum number of refugees by more than half, to 50,000, for the budget year ending in September. He’s expected to suspend the U.S. refugee program for four months and indefinitely bar those fleeing war-torn Syria.

“That could very well mean the end of refugee resettlement for the city of Rutland,” where two Syrian refugee families recently arrived, Mayor Christopher Louras said.

“The human tragedy is terrible,” said Lavinia Limon, president of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants. “The cruelty of doing that to people is really, really bad.”

Continue reading here.

Who is, first and foremost, responsible for the “cruelty?”

The US State Department bureaucrats (see Bureaucrats gone wild!) and Ms. Limon because they were pushing the refugees (the poor political pawns!) in to the pipeline as fast as they could! It was irresponsible of them to not start slowing down the flow on the day after election day.

For new readers, Ms. Limon’s organization is paid by the head to place the refugees!

For more on Rutland, click here. For our large archive on Ms. Limon, go here.

This post is archived in our Trump Watch! category.

*** Don’t miss more stories about the wailing and gnashing of teeth in the Open Borders movement. See Leo Hohmann at World Net Daily (here).

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“New site development guide” for those attempting to make your town a new refugee resettlement site

Posted by Ann Corcoran on January 23, 2017

Just now when I was updating RRW with information on finding resettlement offices near you, I came across this guide prepared by the US State Department showing refugee activists what they must do to make your city or town a new site.

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Laurence Bartlett (DOS) with an earlier version of the resettlement sites map we can no longer find.

I haven’t had time to read it carefully, but if you are in a pocket of resistance, or fear for your town, you better have a look at this. 

I don’t know when it was posted, but it looks like it was after the November election.

The undated letter of introduction is written by Laurence Bartlett, one of the career bureaucrats Trump’s people will have to deal with.  See here.

If you are a new reader and just beginning to try to understand the UN/US State Department Refugee Admissions Program, you might want to visit our ‘Where to find information’ category, here.

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Is there a Refugee placement office in your town? Updated list available

Posted by Ann Corcoran on January 23, 2017

rpcLogoSmall [Converted]We had for years been able to visit the list maintained by the US State Department Bureau of Populations, Refugees and Migration of “affiliate” offices.  These are the subcontractors’ offices in hundreds of US cities. When the website Wrapsnet was recently remodeled, I couldn’t find the list at first.  Just now I looked again and it is back (it may have been there the whole time!).

The list is somewhat updated.  For instance it includes the newly opened offices in Rutland, VT, Fayetteville, AR, and Ithaca, NY, but I don’t see the new USCRI office in Reno, NV.

You would think that if they were updating they might put Nebraska in the proper alphabetical order. LOL! So if Nebraskans are looking for the offices in your state, don’t get excited when at first you can’t find Nebraska!  They have Nebraska after North Dakota.

Remember too, that refugees can be placed within a hundred mile radius of these cities.

This (below) is a screenshot of the first page.  Note the abbreviation in the left hand corner. The data base you are looking at lists contact information for subcontractors, but the abbreviation indicates the major federal contractor (there are nine of them, see below) which is passing your money through to the subcontractor.

 

 

Abbreviations (thanks to a reader who sent this just the other day):

CWS: Church World Service

ECDC: Ethiopian Community Development Council

HIAS: Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society

IRC: International Rescue Committee

LIRS: Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services

USCCB: U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

USCRI: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants

EMM: Episcopal Migration Ministries

WRI: World Relief Inc.

New sites?  You might want to visit the feds’ New Site Development Guide, here.

New readers: If you’ve never checked our Frequently Asked Questions, go there now and have a look.

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