If you are wondering how someone is a refugee from Malta, they really aren’t. The “refugees” are actually people who arrived in Malta as illegal aliens and then thanks to former US ambassador “tea party Molly,” get to come to the US as refugees. It is a policy that I believe is resulting in the huge problems Malta is having with boatloads of Africans arriving on its shores—get to Malta and then to mainland Europe or you might really hit the jackpot and get to the US.
This is a family that I think is destined for heartbreak in America. Their hopes are so high and they are going to MICHIGAN, normally a fine state but with one of the highest unemployment rates in the country! By the way, what happened to the State Department plan to pull out of Michigan? And, judging by the photo it looks like they have a pretty nice place in Malta; who knows what sort of place they will live in in Michigan where they were scheduled to arrive yesterday (or today).
Nine years after refugee Brima Kabba landed in Malta he is finally getting the “better future” he was searching for when he escaped the maiming civil war in his homeland, Sierra Leone.
Before most people would have woken up this morning, Mr Kabba, his wife and their three children will be at the airport waiting to travel to Michigan, under the US resettlement programme.
There they will finally be able to live without having to worry about what will happen next since, once they get to the US, they will receive citizenship within five years.
“I don’t know exactly what will happen once we’re there,” the 38-year-old father says with beaming eyes. “But my main plan is to give my children what I didn’t get when I was young.
Read the rest of the story here. Some enterprising reporter should follow their story over the next year to see how they do.
For our coverage of the immigration mess in Malta, see our archives here. We have been posting on Malta since July 2007.
See the latest on immigrant riots in Malta just this week here.