“We in Bloomington and groups all throughout the United States are waiting for the new budget to come out. Like a lot of vulnerable populations, we will have to see how much funding will be allocated.” (Refugee promoter Diane Legomsky) This is the first in what I expect to be many reports from controversial … Continue reading Bloomington, Indiana: Plans for new resettlement site on hold; federal money drying up
Editor: Yes! I know there are many more! I am still sorting my e-mail in search of the testimony you sent to the US State Department in response to the DOS request for public comment on the “size and scope” of the UN/US Refugee Admissions Program for FY2017. The day before the deadline for submission of testimony … Continue reading Testimony to the US State Department from John in Indiana
Yikes! Literally moments after posting my previous post on Tuberculosis in the US refugee population, up pops another shocking report from Michael Patrick Leahy at Breitbart with the news that yes, indeed, there is active TB in the refugee community (at least in Indiana!). Just a reminder, in 2007, it was news from Indiana, from … Continue reading Four cases of active TB reported in refugees in Indiana!
There is nothing special about this news and this ‘march’ last week in Indiana to protest the governor’s concern about unvetted Syrian Muslims coming to live in Indiana, but am posting it because I suspect such demonstrations are going on around the country. And, you should know what they are saying. As we have learned … Continue reading Indiana: Various social justice/peace groups 'welcome' Syrian Muslims to live among them
This is news from the day before Thanksgiving and would not have caught my eye except for the fact that the resettlement contractor—Exodus Refugee Immigration—was the subject of a post here earlier this year when they said they would welcome Syrians to Indianapolis because a major Muslim Brotherhood organization was located nearby! First, here is … Continue reading Indiana: ACLU files lawsuit against governor on behalf of resettlement contractor over Syrians