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Archive for the ‘Where to find information’ Category

DOJ website lists cases of immigration fraud, check it out!

Posted by Ann Corcoran on July 12, 2018

Reader Cathy alerted me to this page at the US Department of Justice website.  I had never seen it before, but I will be checking it regularly from now on.

Go to the Department of Justice, here.  Then in the search window type ‘immigration fraud‘ and up pops some juicy bits of news you probably never saw in the media.

Here is a screenshot of a small portion of the page this morning:

 

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By they way, I have a category for ‘where to find information’ with 638 posts in it.  You might want to see what is available there when you have a few minutes.

This post will be archived there.

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For first time in 3 decades US takes fewer refugees than the rest of the world combined

Posted by Ann Corcoran on July 6, 2018

cws protest at WH 2

Refugee contracting agencies, Church World Service and the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society protesting against Donald Trump earlier this year (with CAIR!) at the White House.   https://refugeeresettlementwatch.wordpress.com/2018/01/28/church-world-service-and-hias-join-cair-to-protest-at-white-house/

 

I’m just shaking my head… here we have the biased publication, The Hill, posting a news story (designed to whack the President) that basically says it is shameful that the US is not taking more refugees than the rest of the world COMBINED!

I bet many new readers here never even knew that we have been taking more refugees than the rest of the world COMBINED. To hear the Open Borders yappers, you were probably thinking that Germany, Turkey, Jordan, or Lebanon could claim that honor.

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Posted in Colonization, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Refugee statistics, Trump, Where to find information, Who is going where | Tagged: , , | 10 Comments »

Nine months in to fiscal year, Trump could break record low number of refugees admitted to US

Posted by Ann Corcoran on July 1, 2018

George W. Bush held the previous record low refugee admission years 27,070 in 2002 and 28,117 in 2003—following the national shock of 9/11.

Trump and GW bush smirk

Unless Donald Trump puts refugee program in to high gear in coming months, he will set the record for the lowest resettlement year since the Refugee Act of 1980 was signed in to law by JIMMY CARTER.  GW Bush held previous record.

But, Donald Trump, if the present rate continues, could come in as low as 21,000-22,000 admissions before the fiscal year ends on September 30th.

Readers will recall that the President set the CEILING for this fiscal year at 45,000.

However, before you celebrate, remember that lowering the numbers for a few years is not enough, the US Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) must be reformed at its very basic level (requiring Congress!) or once President Trump is no longer in office the program will simply go in to overdrive as the Open Borders advocates and resettlement contractors attempt to make up for what they will see as lost time in changing America by changing the people.

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Refugee statistics, Trump, Trump Watch!, Where to find information | Tagged: , | 3 Comments »

In the NGO salary sweeps, Juan Sanchez has David Miliband beat by a mile!

Posted by Ann Corcoran on June 26, 2018

As I mentioned the other day, the issue of the border crossing kids is one I discussed back in the Obama days rather extensively, but the ‘children,’ the mostly unaccompanied teenage boys crossing our borders, are not refugees and so the issue isn’t at the top of my radar screen right now.

 

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez, doing well by doing good!

 

And, the subject is ably covered by so many others.

That said, I do get some pleasure out of demonstrating that Leftwing do-gooders, whose hearts bleed for the children, also happen to be raking in big government bucks from you—the US taxpayer—for their good works.

Southwest Key Programs is one example.  You can read more about it here at wikipedia .  It is largely funded with government grants and contracts.

Reader Mary alerted me to the huge taxpayer-funded salary its President and CEO Juan Sanchez is pulling down.  CNN says it is now at $1.5 million.

I find it amusing that now that Trump is in office these outrageous taxpayer supported NGO salaries are suddenly newsworthy.

David Miliband (CEO of another federal contractor—-The International Rescue Committee) is a piker at $671,749.

The most recent Form 990 I could find (tax year ending in August 2016) for Southwest Key Programs is this one from Obama’s time in office—clearly the Obama ORR was shelling out big bucks to care for detained children.

 

Almost completely government funded….

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And, here is the salaries page….

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These are salaries you pay for care of the illegal alien children until they are released in to America when sponsors are found, or upon turning 18!

 

Go here for all of my posts on the UACs.  Some of our usual refugee contractors are also on this gravy train.

Posted in Colonization, Community destabilization, Immigration fraud, Obama, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Taxpayer goodies, Trump, Where to find information | Tagged: | 3 Comments »

UNHCR meets in Switzerland: Gap widens between numbers of needy people and welcoming countries

Posted by Ann Corcoran on June 26, 2018

What else is new!

I’ve been following this issue for over ten years and I have never seen the UNHCR report anything but doom and gloom—more people than ever (every year!) need to be resettled in a better country than the one they left. Nothing changes while the US taxpayer foots most of the bill!***

unhcr headquarters in Geneva

UNHCR headquarters in Geneva. American taxpayers! This is your building!

 

And, heck, we haven’t yet reached the “migrant apocalypse” stage yet.

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Posted in Africa, Colonization, Community destabilization, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Taxpayer goodies, Trump, Where to find information, Who is going where | Tagged: | 4 Comments »

Pew poll on European attitudes on immigration interesting, but flawed

Posted by Ann Corcoran on June 20, 2018

Pew Research is trying to figure out attitudes in Europe about immigration I suspect to gauge the political mood of the electorate.

Pew on the hunt for Europe’s nationalists…..

 

sweden refugees welcome

I predict that Sweden, the country with the least nationalist spirit, goes down first! 

 

 

I was amused to see that the survey did not ask questions in Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic etc. where they might have found large numbers of respondents blow up the survey with high scores. Including those countries (with huge contrasting pro-nationalism scores) surely also would have encouraged more bravery in Western Europe. Pew wouldn’t want that!

Because I have to move on, I’m just going to give you the bare bones news here, but please look at the survey questions.  Glaringly missing, I thought, were any questions along the lines of:

I am not willing to support the welfare needs (housing, healthcare etc) of an ever-increasing number of migrants.

Although there were questions about attitudes about certain lazy workers, there were no questions along the lines of the cost of welfare for a never-ending flow of impoverished third worlders to Europe.

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Posted in Africa, Europe, Muslim refugees, Taxpayer goodies, Where to find information | Tagged: , , | 3 Comments »

How many Somali refugees has the US admitted since 1983?

Posted by Ann Corcoran on June 18, 2018

Last week someone asked me to have a look at the numbers of Somalis admitted to the US since 9/11.

SAMSUNG

Minnesota is the most ‘welcoming’ state!

 

It so happens that the US State Department site, Refugee Processing Center (Wrapsnet) has the data very nicely organized since 2002, so the request was pretty easy to accomplish.

However, prior to that year, one must pour over ORR Annual Reports to pull the numbers together.

In 2008, I wrote this post (updated too) and showed you what I found at those Annual Reports.

Here are the Somali refugee admissions from 1983-2002.  Remember! These are only the direct refugee admissions and do not include Temporary Protected Status holders, successful asylum seekers who appeared at our borders, illegal entrants, or the family members brought in throughout the years.

And, if you are thinking this doesn’t seem high enough, remember there have been 35 years of population growth!

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Posted in Africa, Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, Muslim refugees, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Refugee statistics, Taxpayer goodies, Where to find information, Who is going where | Tagged: | 15 Comments »

Ronald Reagan was NOT responsible for Refugee Act of 1980; fake news from The Salt Lake Trib

Posted by Ann Corcoran on June 10, 2018

No wonder people can’t trust the big print media anymore.

Don’t mainstream media outlets have some responsibility to fact check letters to the editor or can anyone just make up ‘facts’ from history, that are very easy to check, and just throw them out there for the gullible public?

esar met head shot

I looked for a photo of Eric Goldman, but there are too many political activists with that name, but heck, why not illustrate this story with this refugee convicted murderer from Burma resettled in Utah by Catholic Charities or the International Rescue Committee.

Before I get to the letter from someone named Eric Goldman, let me say that there was a time that I wrote in glowing terms about the reporting from The Salt Lake Tribune and that was when they did super reporting on the horrific rape and murder of Hser Ner Moo, a little Christian Burmese refugee, by a fellow refugee from Burma (a likely Rohingya) named Esar Met.

The Salt Lake Tribune actually sent a reporter to the camps in Thailand to get the full story.  But, that was before the Mormon church had drunk the koolaide on the UN/US Refugee Admissions Program and began enthusiastically welcoming refugees of all stripes to Utah.

Click here for all of my posts on this Utah murder case that was never thoroughly reported on a national level, but see what a good job the Trib did in its coverage.

(I think it was never widely reported because Esar Met didn’t fit the media image of a refugee—lovable, grateful and hardworking.)

Now back to my beef today with The Salt Lake Tribune…..

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, Crimes, diversity's dark side, Refugee Resettlement Program, Resettlement cities, Rohingya Reports, Where to find information, Who is going where | Tagged: , , , , , | 6 Comments »

No new resettlement site in Ann Arbor, Michigan, but where is State Department site list?

Posted by Ann Corcoran on June 6, 2018

It has been missing for awhile!  What is up with that.  I thought we were going to have more transparency for communities that are (or might become) refugee placement towns and cities.

Bartlett with map

This is former State Department Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, Larry Bartlett, proudly standing in front of the site map that PREVIOUSLY was posted annually at Wrapsnet along with a directory list of sites.

This morning I saw this brief mention about Ann Arbor that had been fingered as a possible new resettlement site at the end of the Obama Administration when his State Department was planning as many as 40 new sites (older ones getting overloaded?).

Michigan Live:

Samaritas, Michigan’s largest refugee resettlement agency, had planned to open an Ann Arbor office and that’s now on hold because there are not enough refugees coming to the area any more, according to John Yim, supervisor of new Americans in Michigan for Samaritas.

(For new readers Samaritas is the Lutheran resettlement agency.  Why did they change their name? Who knows.)

You might want to visit this post in which I reported on the State Department’s “New Site Development Guide” published under Bartlett’s leadership.

The Ann Arbor mention reminded me to check Wrapsnet for the:

R&P AGENCY CONTACT LIST EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION

The most recent map (like the one Bartlett is showing-off in the photo) is from FY16, but the full contact list is missing.

It hasn’t been available for awhile, so how is anyone supposed to know if their town or city has a refugee office?  I suspect its absence is also hampering the refugee industry activists. Don’t we all have a right to know where refugees are being placed and which of the hundreds of subcontractors are still open for business?

The old list is here at my blog.

We have been hearing that as many as 100 of the 350 or so offices are to be closed, and we would like to know which ones!

Where is the transparency?

Come on State Department, what are you hiding?  There are really only two reasons for not making this information available:  incompetence or they want to hide something.

Posted in Changing the way we live, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Trump, Where to find information | Tagged: , , | 6 Comments »

Under Trump, Muslim refugees from Burma (Rohingya) are numero uno

Posted by Ann Corcoran on June 3, 2018

I told you the other day that we had a slight increase in the number of refugees entering the US in the month of May.  The number is still way below what the refugee contractors*** need to assure that their federally funded budgets are flush with your involuntary contributions via Washington.

Today I checked Wrapsnet (FY18 data) for the Muslim refugee numbers and learned this:

The percentage of Muslims entering as refugees is way down compared to Bush and Obama years.  It now stands at 15% when it was approaching 50% under Barack Hussein Obama.

(Total admissions so far 14,321 and 2,184 are listed as Muslims of some sect or another.)

But….

 

Rohingya refugees mostly women

See my Rohingya Reports category with 224 previous posts:   https://refugeeresettlementwatch.wordpress.com/category/rohingya-reports/

 

…much to my surprise I see that Burmese Muslims (Rohingya) top the list!

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, Muslim refugees, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Refugee statistics, Rohingya Reports, Trump, Where to find information, Who is going where | Tagged: , , , , , | 5 Comments »

 
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