Missouri: Catholic refugee agency complains about cuts to their federal funding

Here is my solution for those doing Christian ‘charitable’ work for refugees—find more VOLUNTEERS!  Do Catholics have to be paid by taxpayers to do their religious charitable work, it sure sounds like it! Everywhere I turn there is a new story about how that mean ol’ Donald Trump is cutting the funding to ‘non-profit’ ‘humanitarian’ […]

Denver: Former law enforcement officer accused of absconding with refugee charity funds

The refugee resettlement contractor has apparently, according to news reports, been shuttered for a couple of years, but now its former Board Chairman, a former deputy sheriff, has been indicted for taking money from the publicly-funded charity. According to the Patch: DENVER, CO — A fired former division head of the Denver Sheriff’s Office and […]

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

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

Kansas City Somali family of nine wants Trump to let Dad in to US

Leave it to the refugee industry’s public relations apparatus to get a story planted in the Kansas City Star just as Donald Trump arrived in the state next door for a rally for Kansas Republican candidates including gubernatorial candidate, a leading immigration control advocate, Kris Kobach.  One story is here. (This Somali family lives in […]

The ‘headhunters’ at Jewish Family Service tell companies about the tax benefit of hiring refugees

We’ve been talking a lot lately about the big bucks involved in the refugee industry—first with the federal ‘non-profit’ contractors and also with global corporations hiring refugees and other immigrants .   Thanks to reader Kevin for directing me to the website of Jewish Family Service San Diego and a page they post for the […]

JBS Swift recalls 6.5 million pounds of beef tainted with salmonella

A week ago it was Cargill in Ft. Morgan, CO recalling beef that was believed to be responsible for at least one death and scores of illnesses from E.Coli. (See here that a Tennessee family is suing Cargill!). We recently told you about Cargill here when they settled a religious discrimination suit with Somali refugee […]

State Department finally posts map where refugees are resettled in US

  Admittedly I haven’t checked for a few months, so I’m not sure when this map was made public, but here it is! In order to fit it on these pages, I opted for the smaller version, but if you go here you can see it in an easier-to-read size. See the legend which tells […]

Chobani yogurt tycoon, Hamdi Ulukaya, gets Global Citizen award from DC think tank along with Cindy McCain (update)

Editor’s note: As I reported here last week, I received a letter at my home from a Washington, DC lawfirm representing Chobani, LLC and its principal shareholder Hamdi Ulukaya. The letter also references Mr. Ulukaya’s foundation (The Tent Foundation). They claim that several points I made in a post below are false based on information […]

Rampage at Minnesota amusement park sparked by roving Somali youths, say witnesses

I’ve been watching the news unfold for a couple of days about what happened at Valley Fair, an amusement park in Shakopee, Minnesota, not far from Minneapolis when fights broke out throughout the park—enough fights to require hundreds of police being called to clear the area. The mainstream media in Minnesota says, ho hum, nothing […]

Monday a big day for refugee contractors, expect more stories like these….

What is Monday?  It is the beginning of the federal fiscal year. It is the first day of FY19. It is the day when the writing will be on the wall for many refugee resettlement offices around the country. Why? Because in 1980 Jimmy Carter signed the Refugee Act of 1980 in to law and […]