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Sterling Heights mosque could be delayed further as local community files its own lawsuit

Posted by Ann Corcoran on March 15, 2017

For background see our earlier post, here. And, take note that the Obama US Attorney who sided with the mosque builders was one of those asked to resign by President Trump a few days ago.

From Leo Hohmann at World Net Daily (Christians who escaped persecution in Iraq are fighting back!):

The saga of the 21,000-square-foot mega-mosque in Sterling Heights, Michigan, is not over yet.

The mayor and city council voted Feb. 21 to settle a lawsuit by a Shiite Muslim group and allow it to build a mosque in a residential neighborhood populated largely by Chaldean Christian refugees who escaped Islamic persecution in Iraq.

A companion suit against the city by Barack Obama’s Department of Justice alleging the city had denied the mosque a permit based on “anti-Muslim” sentiments in the community was also settled at the Feb. 21 meeting, paving the way for the mosque to start construction.

Nahren Anweya: “This minority group consists of more than four generations of refugees and genocide victims under radical Islam.”

But the counter-lawsuit filed Monday argues that city officials were actually favoring the Shiite Muslims of neighboring Madison Heights while ignoring the wishes of its own citizens who were overwhelmingly against the mosque.

If built, the American Islamic Community Center, or AICC, will become the third mosque in Sterling Heights.

Second DOJ-imposed win for Muslims in less than year

It was the second bitter mosque battle in Southeastern Michigan in less than a year.

Obama’s DOJ forced a madrassa on Pittsfield Township, near Ann Arbor, and that town had to pay out $1.7 million to the mosque while sending township employees to be trained on how not to discriminate against Muslims.

After the contentious Feb. 21 meeting in Sterling Heights in which the mayor ordered police to empty the city-hall chambers before the council took a vote on the mosque deal, WND reported that the Chaldean Christians were upset and talking about a counter-lawsuit.

On Monday, they acted. They had Ann Arbor-based American Freedom Law Center, or AFLC, file a civil rights suit on their behalf against the city and Mayor Michael C. Taylor, alleging violations of state and federal law.

“The mayor and the corrupted personal interests behind him have outraged a community which is comprised of the largest minority Assyrian/Chaldean Christians from Iraq,” said Nahren Anweya, spokeswoman for the Chaldean and Assyrian Christians in Sterling Heights. “This minority group consists of more than four generations of refugees and genocide victims under radical Islam.”

CAIR crows and threatens:

Dawud Walid CAIR Michigan. Learn more about him here: http://www.investigativeproject.org/2438/dawud-walid-unhinged#

When the city agreed to settle the suit and allow the mosque to be built, the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, said the victory for the mosque should teach Michigan cities a lesson.

“We hope that this settlement, along with last year’s settlement in Pittsfield Township regarding a previously blocked Islamic school project, sends a strong message to city governments in Michigan seeking to deny zoning of religious institutions simply because they are led by Muslims,” said CAIR-Michigan Executive Director Dawud Walid.

An attorney for the AICC mosque, Azzam Elder, threatened to “monitor” local residents he felt were Islamophobic.

“Moving forward, we’re very concerned about some of what you’ve seen at the public hearings with some of the residents,” Elder told the Detroit News. “We’ll be monitoring what we feel (could be) potential hate groups.”

Hohmann’s story is very thorough.  I have only snipped a small portion of it, go here to learn more.

Besides the lawsuit, I’m thinking that the citizens there might follow the Rutland model and work very hard to remove (at the ballot box!) the elected officials who caved!

One of the great and lasting legacies of a naive federal refugee program is that the US State Department and its contractors have placed Middle Eastern groups who have been in conflict for centuries in close proximity to each other in American cities assuming, we can only presume, that their religious conflicts will melt away in the great (mythical?) American melting pot.

Posted in Changing the way we live, Christian refugees, Colonization, Community destabilization, Muslim refugees, Refugee Resettlement Program, Resettlement cities, Stealth Jihad, Who is going where | Tagged: , , | 8 Comments »

Michigan: More confirmation that refugee resettlement is an industry

Posted by Ann Corcoran on March 11, 2017

I don’t have enough time in my day to post all of the stories from around the country where federal refugee resettlement contractors are crying about their loss of clients and thus their loss of taxpayer funding.

But, this one from Michigan has a few extra nuggets of information that further confirms our contention that refugee resettlement is more of an industry than it is a humanitarian endeavor.

Julie Harris, St. Vincent Catholic Charities Refugee Services, photo here from one year ago this same week (what a difference a year/election makes). http://www.secondwavemedia.com/capitalgains/features/fugee1005.aspx

The Trump Administration must pressure Congress to repeal, and, if necessary, replace the Refugee Act of 1980 with its perverse incentives to place refugees (secretively) in towns that can ill afford the additional poverty.

If a town is overloaded with costly-to-support refugees, the system is set up in such a way as to conspire against rational decision-making.

Watch for these key points:

~Contractors are paid by the head, so there is no incentive for contractors to voluntarily slow the flow.

~Landlords with low income and subsidized rentals have become dependent on the arrival of poor people from the third world.

~Businesses want the cheap compliant immigrant labor.

~And, ‘refugees’ have become dependent on the idea of being able to bring over the whole family after one member scouts out your town to see if it suits them before others are brought over (with the help of those same contractors and their per head payment).

From WKAR Lansing, Michigan:

The executive orders on immigration directly impact immigrants and refugees trying to come to the US and those living here already. But the orders are also causing problems for organizations who support refugees.

[….]

There’s a call for a 120 day delay on all refugee resettlement from everywhere. And during that time presumably there will be a revision and a a reestablishment of vetting procedures. And then the other piece of that that will be hurting us is the overall reduction in the number of refugees coming in for the rest of 2017 and 2018 probably.”

And this impacts St. Vincent and other refugee resettlement organizations because they are based on a per-capita funding structure.

“All of that greatly reduces the number of refugees that we’ll be receiving, and that in turn reduces our budget. So we’ve had to do some staff reductions and layoffs and reorganizing while we’re still trying to serve the people who are here, the people who have already arrived” Harris says.

It goes beyond just St. Vincent. Harris says the community and the organizations they partner with when resettling refugees are impacted too.

“We work with a lot of different landlords and different apartment complexes and different landlords around the city and some of them have called us and said ‘what are we going to do? Who are we going to put in our housing?’

Because they rely on us because there’s a lot of folks who move in and out, and a lot of the low income places who have been very kind to the whole community, they need people to be coming in and keeping their units full. And also a lot of our employers, we work with some big companies who look forward to having a steady stream of people who come in. A lot of refugees will start off in an entry level job and they’ll work hard and after they learn English, they learn a few more things, they’ll move up. And so these companies need the steady flow of people coming in and keeping their businesses running.”

Continue reading here to learn about how the family reunification works and will be disrupted by the Trump EO.

If you are working in a ‘pocket of resistance’ investigating the program where you live, be sure to research costs, but look for those people/businesses benefiting from the refugees.  Remind your fellow (taxpaying) citizens that there is money (for some people) in the resettlement industry.

Endnote:  I just did a quick look at USASpending.gov and see that the Diocese of Lansing gets millions of $$$ of federal funding from the usual agencies—HHS and Dept. of State, and that St. Vincent’s also got money from HUD.

They aren’t in the landlord business themselves are they?

Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, Pockets of Resistance, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Resettlement cities, Taxpayer goodies, Trump, Who is going where | Tagged: , | 6 Comments »

WND: Frightened Christians lose battle over U.S. mega-mosque

Posted by Ann Corcoran on February 23, 2017

That is the title of a story about the travesty that occurred in Sterling Heights, Michigan on Tuesday evening.

Before you read this consider the fact that the US Department of State continually places Muslims in the same communities in which they have placed Christians from the Middle East.  I’ve seen them place Burmese Muslims into Burmese Christian communities in some US cities as well, and thus they bring centuries of religious conflict to American soil.

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Obama is still winning! US Attorney Barbara McQuade said she was “very proud” to help get this mosque placed in a Christian neighborhood. Pres. Trump and AG Sessions did not save the Iraqi Christian community that likely helped put them in the White House, but they should now move quickly to replace all of Obama’s US Attorneys! Photo : http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/us-attorney-how-to-report-a-hate-crime-in-michigan

And, also consider that mosques represent the expansion of Islam in to the land of the Kafir.  Iraqi Christians will now be pushed out of this community in Sterling Heights, a win for the Islamic supremacists.

Our earlier post is here.

From Leo Hohmann at World Net Daily:

In the end, the Iraqi Christians of Sterling Heights, Michigan, say they felt abandoned and left vulnerable by their government.

It didn’t matter that they had escaped genocide in the Middle East.

It didn’t matter they had 180 people at the City Council meeting Tuesday to voice their concerns about a large mosque being proposed in the middle of their neighborhood.

It didn’t matter, they say, that Donald Trump is their new president or that Jeff Sessions is the new attorney general.

They lost. The Muslims won.

The city on Tuesday night agreed to a settlement with a Muslim group that wants to build a mega-mosque on 15 Mile at Mound Road, in the heart of a residential area filled with Christians who escaped Muslim persecution in Iraq.

[….]

The Chaldeans and others opposed to the mosque were hopeful up to the last minute that new Attorney General Jeff Sessions would step in and dismiss the DOJ lawsuit against the city.

[….]

Barbara McQuade, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan and an Obama appointee, led the investigation into the city’s handling of the mosque project, and she remains in her post under Trump. She praised the settlement at a news conference Wednesday morning, saying it made her “very proud.”

Continue reading here.

We can only hope that the Justice Department now moves quickly to remove all of Obama’s US Attorneys!

Posted in Changing the way we live, Christian refugees, Colonization, Community destabilization, Iraqi refugees, Refugee Resettlement Program, Stealth Jihad, Trump | Tagged: , , , , | 12 Comments »

Where are you AG Jeff Sessions? Stop Michigan mega-mosque deal before tonight!

Posted by Ann Corcoran on February 21, 2017

Update February 22: The mosque will be built, Trump Administration did not stop Obama deal. So sad for citizens there. See here.

Maybe he doesn’t even know that an Obama Justice Department ‘deal’ is going forward! With the stroke of a pen this afternoon, AG Sessions could halt this action!

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Spread this news far and wide to try to get the attention of Attorney General Jeff Sessions!

World Net Daily:

A city of 130,000 people in southeastern Michigan is under the gun of Islamic pressure following its denial of a mega-mosque in a residential neighborhood populated largely by Christian refugees who fled Islamic persecution in Iraq.

Sterling Heights already has two mosques, but a third, the American Islamic Community Center, applied for a permit and was rejected after it was determined its proposed use was incompatible with the residential area. Too much traffic, too little parking, the city planning commission decided by a 9-0 vote against the mosque in September 2015.

But in December, the mosque sued the city and the Obama Justice Department joined in, claiming the real reason the mosque was denied was because the city was caving to anti-Muslim bigotry in the community. Now, a settlement deal is headed to the Sterling Heights City Council on Tuesday evening. If the council votes to sign the deal, it could be very costly for the city.

Obama’s Justice Department deals must be killed!

Here is the full story, no time to write about it further, just please see what Leo Hohmann at World Net Daily is reporting.

Posted in Changing the way we live, Christian refugees, Colonization, Community destabilization, Iraqi refugees, Refugee Resettlement Program, Trump | Tagged: , , , | 7 Comments »

Southern Poverty Law Center wants to silence James Simpson now because….

Posted by Ann Corcoran on November 28, 2016

….the SPLC has got to keep the donations flowing in (they have fat salaries to pay)!

Many of you are familiar with author/investigator James Simpson and may even have read his monograph that followed mine at the Center for Security Policy.

A prolific writer and speaker, Simpson travels to many towns and cities to explain to the public how the UN/US Refugee Admissions Program works.  This week he is scheduled to speak in Michigan, but the Southern Poverty Law Center would be all too happy to shut him down with their usual name-calling strategy—don’t like the message, call it racist, bigoted, Islamophobic and scare the audience away.

Here is Leo Hohmann at World Net Daily telling us what all the fuss is about in Trump country—Michigan!

It doesn’t take much to get one’s self branded a racist in Michigan these days.

Donald Trump pulled off an upset win in the state that has gone Democrat in the previous two presidential elections, but that hasn’t stopped the entrenched establishment from demonizing those who hold Trump-like views on immigration.

The Southern Poverty Law Center is teaming up with local Detroit media to paint a Maryland-based journalist as an anti-Muslim “extremist” and “Islamophobe” simply because he has produced fact-based research on the U.S. government’s refugee resettlement program.

James Simpson has been invited to speak at the annual Business Roundtable Breakfast in Oakland County, one of several counties in Michigan that have been pummeled with refugees from the Middle East over the last eight years of the Obama administration.

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, who won re-election in a landslide on Nov. 8, has been a vocal critic of the refugee program, threatening to sue the administration for violating the Refugee Act of 1980. Under Obama, the feds have distributed thousands of refugees into Oakland County without advance notice to Patterson and other local government officials. Once the federal month that follows the refugees runs out, Oakland County taxpayers are left holding the bag for the education and welfare of the refugees.

But the SPLC’s attack stance has now frightened away one of the Roundtable event’s main sponsors, the Fifth Third Bank.

SPLC is the same organization that tried to label former GOP presidential hopeful Dr. Ben Carson an “extremist” only to remove the post from its website and apologize after an intense nationwide backlash in 2015.

[….]

But the newest source of the media-made controversy in Michigan is Simpson, author of the 2015 book “The Red-Green Axis: Refugees, Immigration and the Agenda to Erase America.”

Simpson has been invited by Patterson to speak at the annual economic forum on Dec. 1. Simpson is a research fellow at Frank Gaffney’s Center for Security Policy in Washington, D.C. The SPLC was used as the source of the negative stories about Simpson that appeared in the Detroit Free Press and the Detroit Metro Times.

There is a lot of important information in Hohmann’s article, continue reading here.

If you missed it, see SPLC calls yours truly a top anti-Muslim extremist here.

Once again it is about money!

The ‘non-profit’ SPLC rakes in millions every year by scaring people with tactics like these.

If they made reasoned arguments about why we are wrong about the UN/US Refugee Program and why mass immigration is good for America (and American workers!), for instance, they simply couldn’t make enough money to pay the fat salaries  (Form 990 page 8) they pay their executives and staff.

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This is from their 2014 Form 990. Notice the last line in my screenshot. They have 21 employees making over $100,000 a year so they need to haul in a lot of money each year! http://www.guidestar.org/FinDocuments/2015/630/598/2015-630598743-0ca6eda4-9.pdf

 

One more thing!

Order your advance copy of Hohmann’s book to be released in January 2017 (see the SPLC rage!):

Stealth Invasion: Muslim Conquest Through Immigration and the Resettlement Jihad

Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, free speech, Muslim refugees, Refugee Resettlement Program, The Opposition | Tagged: , , | 7 Comments »

From Michigan: An open letter to Donald Trump

Posted by Ann Corcoran on October 30, 2016

This  is a letter penned today by one of our faithful readers on the eve of a scheduled visit tomorrow by Presidential candidate Donald Trump. Please, Donald Trump, help Michigan!

 

 

 

Dear Mr. Trump:

I am so happy to hear you will be coming to Michigan at least one more time before the election. I doubt I will have a chance to speak to you in a throng of thousands of supporters, but if I could this would be my message.

Michigan represents the United States on the cusp of collapse if Hillary Clinton and the globalists backing her prevail on November 8th. Michigan has been so damaged by job loss and permanent unemployment from companies moving elsewhere that it has caused the social fabric to change. Like many of my friends I am a grandmother with grandchildren elsewhere. When our children graduated from college they all had to move to other states for jobs. There was no future for them in Michigan.

So now the central planners on the left are flooding our state with refugees from war torn and third world countries to provide a pool of very low wage workers who will be reliable Democrat voters to help keep the sinking ship of state afloat. Per capita Michigan has been receiving the most refugees in recent years and now we are receiving the most Syrian refugees. While the Refugee Resettlement program operates under the radar as much as possible, the presence of a large concentration of refugees is being noticed because some parts of Michigan are being transformed almost overnight.

People are concerned. Why are we bringing in unvettable potential terrorists into our midst? Most of these newcomers are Muslim and many of them are Sharia compliant. Sharia is not compatible with the US Constitution. Now we are discovering that a number of these refugees are harboring TB and in at least one case the drug resistant variety. This seems to be nothing short of insanity. A few informed citizens have sounded the alarm, but it is difficult to find leaders who are willing to buck the unfair charges of bigotry and discrimination.

Mr. Trump, this is why we are so enthusiastic about you. We salute your leadership on protecting our borders and our citizens. It is not unreasonable to call a halt on bringing in more refugees until they can be properly vetted, not just for terrorist ties, but also their adherence to an ideology that makes it impossible for them and their children to be Constitution abiding US citizens.

We call on you to shine the spotlight on the Michigan situation, which will soon be the norm all over the country if we can’t put the brakes on this mad dash to bring in more and more refugees. We call on you to support our bold leaders like Oakland County Executive, Brooks Patterson, and the entire town council in Waterford, Michigan who stepped up to protecting their citizens, the job of all our elected representatives.

There is much to learn from the Michigan experience and a course correction is in order to hold the line in Michigan and protect the rest of the country. Please continue your bold leadership and you will have a winning issue that crosses all demographic and party lines. I really believe you when you say you will MAGA. Keep up the good work!

A Concerned Michigander

For more on Michigan see our recent post by clicking here.  Watch our 6-minute video ‘Hillary’s Michigan, America’s Worst Nightmare:’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSk1lWS-2tY&feature=youtu.be

And, don’t miss Leo Hohmann at World Net Daily here.

For our hour long video on reaching ‘undecided’ voters, click here.

Posted in 2016 Presidential campaign, Changing the way we live, Colonization, Comments worth noting/guest posts, Community destabilization, Legal immigration and jobs, Muslim refugees, Pockets of Resistance, Refugee Resettlement Program, Resettlement cities, Who is going where | Tagged: , , | 8 Comments »

One town in Michigan is fighting for its survival as county targeted for even more Middle Eastern refugees

Posted by Ann Corcoran on October 27, 2016

A resolution heard around the world!

This isn’t just about Michigan—as Michigan goes so goes America!

Here is how the story in the UK Daily Mail described what happened.  I know many of you already do know because you have been sending me versions of the story from many news outlets, but for those who don’t yet know:

A Michigan town has voted to ban Syrian refugees from living there, because they believe the vetting process is not good enough.

The Waterford Township Board of Trustees passed a resolution against allowing refugees from the war torn country to settle in the area, on Monday night.

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What will longtime Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson do? Will he seek an injunction against RAP and federal contractors before the election?

The vote was specifically against a federal resettlement program for the refugees. It passed with a 7-0 vote.

The result is a surprising one given that the town in North America with the highest proportion of Arab-Americans lies just 30 miles to the south.

Dearborn has more than 40,000 Middle Eastern immigrants who are proud to call the city home.

The Daily Mail said this in its short blips about the story and it made me laugh!

The towns ruling is worthless as control over Syrian refugees is done so federally and not at a local level.

HARDLY WORTHLESS!!!

Of course we know the UN/US State Department Refugee Admissions Program is being foisted secretively on local communities and local governments from the United Nations and the government in Washington, DC, but what these brave local elected officials did on Monday night is far from “worthless.” 

Why?

Because by trying to save their own town in Oakland County, Michigan, people all over the world are hearing about it as the media, including the UK Daily Mail, has been running stories about it all week and thus educating more and more Americans to what is happening to Michigan could be happening to your states too (and is happening to many, it is just that some are further down the pipeline of demographic change than others!).

Michael Patrick Leahy of Breitbart picked up the story and it was featured on Drudge on Tuesday.

And, here is the New York Daily News, be sure to watch the video clip.

Here is the Oakland Press about the international attention the resolution has received. And, includes this important information about a possible next step:

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has threatened a lawsuit against the federal government that would seek an injunction to halt any more refugees from locating here. Patterson says the refugees are not properly screened for medical illnesses and the Refugee Act of 1980 is not being followed. The act requires the federal government to update local officials at regular intervals about refugees locating in the area. The county Board of Commissioners approved a resolution supporting Patterson.

Worthless? Not by a long shot!

On November 8th, the future of Michigan (your state too!) will be decided! If Hillary is elected President, we will move quickly toward further Islamization of Michigan via the UN/US Refugee Admissions Program. If Donald Trump is elected, we have a fighting chance to save America and Western Civilization by slowing the Hijra (the migration). To that end, I’ve made a little video pitch with my friends in Michigan, so please help get it around especially to the voters of the Wolverine State.

I saw what is happening to Michigan first hand this past summer on my 6,000 mile swing through the heartland (a loop that took me as far west as Montana and south to Tennessee).

Watch ‘Hillary’s Michigan America’s Worst Nightmare’ released today:

Update: If you would like to learn more about the resistance in Michigan, go here:

http://securemichigan.org/ website

emails –  administrator@refugeeresettlementmonitormichigan.com

Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, creating a movement, Muslim refugees, Pockets of Resistance, Refugee Resettlement Program, Resettlement cities, Who is going where | Tagged: , | 34 Comments »

Over 1,000 Syrians seeded throughout America in last 3 weeks; 99% Muslim

Posted by Ann Corcoran on October 23, 2016

Apparently there is no effort being made to resettle more persecuted Christians from Syria than Obama did last year.

1,069 Syrians have been spread around America in the first three weeks of FY2017. That is 352 a week. 99% or 1,054 practice some form of Islam.  The vast majority are Sunni Muslims.

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There will most likely be 20,000 Syrian (99%) Muslim refugees admitted to the US by September 30, 2017, UNLESS Congress cuts the funding for the program next month!

There were 4 Catholics, 3 Christians and 8 Orthodox identified in the flow.

The top state receiving them was Michigan (by far!).

Here are the top ten receiving states:

Michigan (199)

California (104)

Arizona (68)

Maryland (63)

Pennsylvania (63)

Texas (62)

New York (60)

Ohio (50)

Indiana (42)

Georgia (42)

See the map from the Refugee Processing Center for the first 3 weeks of the fiscal year (30 states received Syrians so far, assuming I counted them correctly!):

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Don’t like what you see?

There is only one thing you can do to slow this flow (besides electing Donald Trump) which at this rate would bring around 20,000 Syrians to America by next fall and that is to persuade your member of Congress and US Senators to DEFUND the program in the lame duck Budget debate coming in November. 

See the first in a series of posts on the lame duck budget process by clicking here. This is not about Obama, your Congressional Representatives have the power to rein this in if they wanted to (and they don’t want you to know that they have that power!).

You have 16 days before election day to get a commitment from your Washington, DC representatives to DEFUND!

Posted in Changing the way we live, Christian refugees, Colonization, Community destabilization, Muslim refugees, Refugee Resettlement Program, Refugee statistics, Where to find information, Who is going where | Tagged: , | 19 Comments »

More secrecy in Michigan about TB rates in resettled refugees there

Posted by Ann Corcoran on October 17, 2016

It seems almost every day that Breitbart publishes a new investigative report on Tuberculosis in refugees arriving in the US.  I will bet every one of you, before Michael Leahy began his series, believed that we screened TB and other infectious diseases out of the legal immigrant flow to America—not so!

Here is Leahy’s latest on the state becoming the epicenter of growing revelations about carelessness with refugee health screening.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, most county health departments in the state, and the local Michigan offices of refugee resettlement agencies are hiding refugee latent tuberculosis (TB) infection rates from the public.

Michigan’s culture of concealment stands in contrast to how several other states deal with latent TB infection rates among refugees.

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Signs and symptoms to help you determine if someone close to you has TB

As Breitbart News reported, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) does not collect latent TB infection rate data from the county health departments and local resettlement agency providers it hires to conduct initial domestic medical screenings for arriving refugees, nor does it acknowledge its clear legal obligation to do so under the Refugee Act of 1980.

“We do not have that data,” MDHHS spokesperson Bob Wheaton told Breitbart News when asked for data on LTBI infection rates based on the entire population of refugees screened.

MDHHS has hired several county health departments and, in some counties, private refugee health screen services working in cooperation with local resettlement agencies to conduct initial domestic medical screenings of arriving refugees. Under Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and MDHHS guidelines, every refugee who completes such a screening is tested for latent TB infection.

But MDHHS says neither the counties nor the private refugee health screening services share this data with them, and the counties and private refugee health screening services who have the refugee latent TB infection data refuse to make that information public.

In the case of at least one private refugee health screening service, the Arab American and Chaldean Council, which MDHHS has hired to conduct refugee health screenings in Wayne County, Macomb County, and Oakland County, that data is also not being shared with health departments in those counties. Providing that data to local county health departments is a requirement of the Refugee Act of 1980. [Too bad we don’t have a legal foundation devoted solely to bringing lawsuits as the Refugee Act is being violated on a regular basis—ed]

Continue reading here.  Embedded are links to TB data from many other states.

See our very extensive Health Issues category with 318 previous posts about refugees, diseases and mental health.

Posted in health issues, Refugee Resettlement Program | Tagged: , | 2 Comments »

Flint, Michigan, an economically troubled city, to get 100 Middle Eastern refugees

Posted by Ann Corcoran on September 16, 2016

Update:  Some hot news! Obama/Hillary refugee plans for Michigan could be pushing voters into the Trump camp!  See it here at Breitbart!

Dumb or evil to (secretly!) introduce more poverty and cultural tension to an economically struggling city?  But that is where we are these days with the completely out of control UN/US Refugee Admissions Program.

Secret plans!

Readers!  Sorry to keep nagging, but you have got to get the planning documents called Reception and Placement Abstracts (R & P Abstracts) from your local resettlement contractor or use your state’s public information law to get them out of your state refugee coordinator (all state coordinators are listed here). I know you probably find it beyond belief that a supposed non-profit ‘religious’ charity is making plans (with the federal government) for your town while you, and sometimes even your elected officials, are completely left in the dark.

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So the do-gooder Lutherans (and Obama’s State Dept) think that planting a hundred Middle Easterners in Flint starting two weeks from tomorrow is a humanitarian thing to do?

Here is what we are learning about troubled Flint, Michigan from Michael Patrick Leahy at Breitbart:

Breitbart News has learned that a resettlement agency funded by the Obama administration plans to send 100 Iraqi and Syrian refugees to Flint, Michigan, in the fiscal year that begins next month on October 1.

But that plan appears to violate a clause in the federal Refugee Act of 1980 which requires the federal government and director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement to consult with local as well as state governments prior to the placement of any refugees within their boundaries.

“At this point it appears city leaders have not been informed of the details regarding this matter,” a spokesperson for Mayor Karen Weaver and the city of Flint tells Breitbart News.

It’s the same story with the government of Genesee County, in which Flint is located.

“As of this time the Genesee County Board of Commissioners has not been notified of any settlement of 100 refugees from Middle East – South Asia,” Jamie Curtis, Chairman of the Genesee County Board of Commissioners, tells Breitbart News through a spokesperson.

Flint, a city of 100,000, is in the midst of a financial and public health crisis …

According to this FY 2017 abstract submitted to the Department of State by Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, which operates in Michigan as Samaritas, the resettlement agency plans to bring 100 Iraqi and Syrian refugees to Flint Michigan in the twelve month fiscal year that begins in less than three weeks. The document was obtained in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

With all the financial and public health problems the city of Flint, Michigan faces, critics are wondering if it makes any sense to force 100 Syrian and Iraqi refugees upon the citizens of Flint, Michigan.

Continue reading here, there is much more!  And, for all of you who live in Michigan all of the R & P Abstracts for the state are made available in links at the end of the article.  Have a look at some of those and note how the numbers coming to each town are going up each year.  So if they tell you it will be only 50 the first year, know that it could be 150 the next year.  Lancaster, PA, where its schools are struggling now, is up to 900 a year because no one ever complained!

Your homework!

Everyone in America (we have thousands who read RRW around the world) call your state coordinator today and first ask (nicely) to receive the R & P Abstracts for your state.  (Exempt from homework are you folks in Michigan!)  If you get a no, or you get a runaround then next week call your Congressman and two US Senators offices and tell them you are being stonewalled and you want them to get the document for you.

BTW, the state coordinator may act dumb and say he/she doesn’t know what you are talking about.  Well, use one of those from Michigan or the one I wrote about from Wisconsin, here, and tell them that is the document you want for your state.

In the meantime, learn how to do state freedom of information requests where you live and get those rolling out next week when it is clear you are going to get no help from the state coordinator or from your Washington representatives.

When you have obtained the document, try to interest a local reporter in writing about it, or you write a letter to the editor and tell your fellow citizens how many refugees are coming your way starting in 2 weeks from tomorrow.

Remember they have been getting away with changing America by changing its people by using secrecy to seed American neighborhoods!

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