LYNN — An influx of children from Central America immigrating to the United States without their parents is frustrating officials in this gritty city nearly 2,200 miles from the Mexican border.
In the past two years, Lynn has seen waves of unaccompanied minors settle here after crossing the U.S.-Mexican border illegally, city officials say. Most are teenage boys from Guatemala who speak little or no English when they arrive, and they have little or no documentation.
“We have become a major haven for immigration,” said Mayor Judy Kennedy. “But with all these new people come needs: police, fire and city services. And we’re getting no help from the federal government.”
Don’t believe the feds when they tell you the costs will be borne by US taxpayers and not local ones!
By the way, do you see our category called “community destabilization?” We set that up years ago to catalog all of the cases where we have identified this Alinsky (Obama, Cloward-Piven) strategy—-destabilizing communities is what this is all about. That category now has 480 posts in it and they are much much closer to pushing America over the edge.
Did you see this? Congressman Louie Gohmert said this week that the US will become a third world nation.
Congressman Bridenstine said, “There is no excuse for denying a Federal Representative from Oklahoma access to a federal facility in Oklahoma where unaccompanied children are being held. Any Member of Congress should have the legal authority to visit a federal youth detention facility without waiting three weeks.”
The Health and Human Services (HHS) official who appears to be in charge of the facility, told Congressman Bridenstine he could schedule an appointment for July 21. HHS Deputy Director of the Office of Public Affairs, Ken Wolfe, would not take the Congressman’s phone call. The Congressman was told to send Mr. Wolfe an email as that was the preferred method of communication. Congressman Bridenstine’s email to Mr. Wolfe included this press release.
“After my visit today with the base commander, I approached the barracks where the children are housed. A new fence has been erected by HHS, completely surrounding the barracks and covered with material to totally obscure the view. Every gate is chained closed.
See all of our posts on the Obama-generated ‘unaccompanied minors’ crisis by clicking here. See also our previous post on Ft. Sill—local mayor welcomes the illegal teens.
Are they coming to your town next?
Find out by calling your state’s refugee coordinator. Go herefor the complete list.
According to Paul Tonko, the Department of Health and Human Service is looking at many places across the country to house the children that cross the border without adults. There are a few places benig reviewed to house the children One of which, is the old Doane Stuart School building, located on Southern Boulevard in Albany.
“Initial reaction is that these children are escaping violence because of humanitarian efforts of this nation which I think has been our hallmark, to be humanitarian in response to, in this case, children,” said Tonko.
Tonko says other sites in New York State are also being investigated. However, he stresses funding will come from the federal level and not come from the state. [Yeh right! No cost to the state!—ed]
Previously most federal contracts for caring for the “unaccompanied minors” went to the US Conference of Catholic Bishops and to the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service. Recently we saw that Church World Serviceis in on the action and now we see USCRIs (US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants)hand in the federal till too!
All of the contractors were lobbying for ‘comprehensive immigration reform’ (S.744) so as to obtain more immigrant ‘clients’ and thus federal grants, but since they aren’t getting that windfall, they will get this one!
SAN DIEGO (TheBlaze/AP) — Homeland Security buses carrying migrant children and families were rerouted Tuesday to a facility in San Diego after American flag-waving protesters blocked the group from reaching a suburban processing center.
The standoff in Murrieta came after Mayor Alan Long urged residents to complain to elected officials about the plan to transfer the Central American illegal immigrants to California to ease overcrowding of facilities along the Texas-Mexico border.