The political Left-wingers, like those at Church World Service, don’t like LOUD when it comes from the people who don’t want their towns and cities changed without their consultation. I had to laugh when I saw this headline at NPR: Opposition To Refugee Arrivals Keeps Getting Louder Don’t you know! Loud is bad if it … Continue reading Poughkeepsie LOUDLY said no to refugees!
The opposition that had begun to grow seems to have waned according to Poughkeepsie mayor Rob Rolison and Church World Service is expecting refugees shortly apparently confident that Donald Trump will not stop the flow anytime soon. Although, opening the office and then having to close it, if Trump does pause the UN/US Refugee Admissions … Continue reading Poughkeepsie: Church World Service has signed lease, refugees coming
We told you on October 28th that Church World Service is planning to bring refugees, mostly from Syria and the Middle East, to Poughkeepsie, NY, and the plans were kept secret from the city elected officials and the public in general until very recently. The arrival of the first Syrians is apparently only a month … Continue reading Poughkeepsie: Church World Service official spins about refugee Islamic terrorists
What a difference 9 years makes! In 2007, I started writing Refugee Resettlement Watch because my local newspaper editor wouldn’t send a reporter out to find the answers and explain to the public how it was that a Virginia-based ‘church’ group could choose our county seat in Maryland in which to place impoverished people. I … Continue reading New refugee office opening! At least Poughkeepsie media is trying to get answers!
Uh! Oh! The resettlement contractors are getting awful cocky (and desperate for new sites). I assumed (when I first mentioned Poughkeepsie) that there were some local officials brought in on the plan to begin resettling Syrians in Poughkeepsie in a few short months, but the mayor and others are denying they were informed. It appears, … Continue reading The plot thickens in Poughkeepsie! Local elected officials not informed about refugee arrival