We have so many new readers and I suspect many of you don’t even know that in 2011 two Iraqi refugees living in Bowling Green, KY (Rand Paul’s hometown) were arrested and ultimately convicted of working for al-Qaida in Iraq. I think you can find most of our coverage of the case by typing ‘Kentucky … Continue reading Kentucky: One of two convicted Iraqi refugee terrorists wants his sentence reduced
Update November 1: The UNHCR has picked nearly 20,000 Syrians for us, says our commitment is “open-ended” here. The Obama Administration says they will resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees in the US in FY 2016 which began October 1. Here is a map showing where the first 187 Syrians have been placed (as of today). … Continue reading Did your state get Syrian Muslim refugees in October? Kentucky still number one!
As we know, the Obama Administration is aiming to resettle 10,000 Syrians this year. The resettlement contractors, including the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, are pushing for 100,000 (btw, this post on the Bishops and 100,000 took off on social media in the last few days). From the US State Department’s Refugee Processing Center for … Continue reading Two weeks into FY2016, 51 Syrians arrive in US; Kentucky 'welcomed' the most
This is something you rarely hear about because those in the refugee industry don’t want you to know that refugees sometimes just want to go home to their homeland, to their own culture, when they find out that America can be a tough place in which to live. Apparently that was the case for Deng … Continue reading Sudanese refugee killed in Kentucky wanted to go home to Africa
Update: There is a 2013 ABC News expose of the arrest and conviction of these two refugees with information on how they lied to get into the US. A long time reader suggested that many of you may never have seen it. Watch it here. He says he was misrepresented and didn’t understand English well … Continue reading Kentucky: Iraqi refugee convicted terrorist back in the news; wants conviction and sentence reviewed