Biden Admin Halts Special Refugee Program for Iraqis Due to Fraud Bust

“It is important to hold accountable those who would seek to defraud such programs, particularly when the crimes compromise our national security and public safety, when they impose such high costs on taxpayers…” (Michael R. Sherwin, acting U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia) Yes, you heard that right.  The Special Immigrant Visa Program for … Continue reading Biden Admin Halts Special Refugee Program for Iraqis Due to Fraud Bust

Sweden: Iraqi Refugee Accused of Decapitating Swedish Girlfriend

Invasion of Europe news….. She had gone to his home to collect her belongings after breaking up with him.  Sick story at the UK Daily Mail (hat tip: Paul): Swedish girl, 17, was decapitated ‘by Iraqi-born boyfriend, 23, who wrapped her head in aluminium foil’ after she broke up with him in case that has … Continue reading Sweden: Iraqi Refugee Accused of Decapitating Swedish Girlfriend

New Public Charge Rule Does Not Apply to Refugees or Special Immigrants from Afghanistan or Iraq

I’ve reported this news previously, but still get questions about it. It is wonderful that the President is making it harder for people who would be a burden on our social services (aka welfare system) to stay in the US, but the new rule does not apply to perhaps the heaviest users of our social … Continue reading New Public Charge Rule Does Not Apply to Refugees or Special Immigrants from Afghanistan or Iraq

Alabama: Iraqi Refugee Ordered Deported, Lied on Refugee Application

So what else is new!  Of course, many of them lie. The only difference is that once in a blue moon one is caught! I have a couple of stories this morning that could be posted either here or at ‘Frauds and Crooks!’  This one, and then up next Rep. Ilhan Omar story breaks internationally. … Continue reading Alabama: Iraqi Refugee Ordered Deported, Lied on Refugee Application

Judge Says Trump Admin Not Moving Fast Enough Bringing in Iraqi and Afghan Special Visa Holders

SIVs are nationals of Iraq and Afghanistan who supposedly helped us during our long involvement in the Middle East.  They are most often referred to as “interpreters” but they could have done any menial job connected to our military or connected to non-profit groups operating in those countries and be eligible to come here and … Continue reading Judge Says Trump Admin Not Moving Fast Enough Bringing in Iraqi and Afghan Special Visa Holders