And, some receive it virtually upon arrival in the US. Update May 13th: Here is Part II of Said’s saga: SSA wants some of the money back, here. When you read this see if you ask yourself the same question I do—do any of the do-gooders think any of this through before pushing more and … Continue reading Did you know that disabled and senior refugees get SSI? Fort Wayne, IN Somali case is illustrative
If you haven’t heard my rant about how your federal tax dollars are being spent on “community” gardens for refugees see my most recent post on the topic here. It is one thing if some truly charitable organization wants to help refugees grow fresh food, it is another for the US taxpayer to be supporting … Continue reading Fort Wayne: Too much debris, code violations close Burmese community garden
Readers, this is a guest column by Ellen Ley, a horticulturalist from Ft. Wayne, IN, to further inform us about the refugee “community” gardens we told you about here a couple of days ago. I found this an interesting report from someone with firsthand experience with one city’s gardening projects. Grassroots community gardeners are wrapping … Continue reading Clash of Cultures in Community gardens: is there really a need for refugee/immigrant gardens in Fort Wayne?
Regular readers may recall that we reported back in early March that a laundromat employee apparently disgusted by some unhygienic behavior (that has not been entirely spelled out) had posted a sign saying no Burmese were permitted in the store. You can imagine the ruckus that caused! I believe the sign wasn’t even up for a day … Continue reading Fort Wayne, IN update: store owner punished in sign controversy
I can’t say I’m surprised. The lid is finally blowing off the Ft. Wayne refugee resettlement program, so who didn’t see this coming? We started reporting to you last September (Ft. Wayne freaking out) that Ft. Wayne was completely overloaded with refugees. But, apparently some officials like the head of the Family and Social Services Administration now claim they … Continue reading “System breakdown” in Fort Wayne, IN: too many refugees