Update: Tonko’s Republican challenger is making the issue a campaign issue, see the story here. He sure isn’t criticizing the idea of bringing hundreds of illegal alien teenagers to Albany. Does he think like Obama that America needs the “dreamer” kids? Story hat tip: Laurence. Meanwhile we note that another federal refugee contractor*** has its … Continue reading Is Albany, NY Rep. Paul Tonko welcoming the “children?” Sure sounds like it!
Update April 6th: Saturdays in springtime are usually slow days here, but this post went through the roof yesterday, thanks to all who sent it around on facebook! The US State Department and their Catholic contractor should be shaken by this one. The crime is nothing new, but the reporting sure is! Here is what … Continue reading Albany, NY: Another brutal crime by an Iraqi refugee; major media breakthrough
Here is the story from the Times Union: An Iraqi refugee charged with trying to rape a woman behind the Capital Repertory Theatre on North Pearl Street last month is being held in the Albany County jail on $60,000 bail. Nehma Walid, 26, appeared today before Judge Thomas Breslin in Albany County Court after being indicted … Continue reading Albany: Iraqi refugee charged with attempted rape
We have previously discussed the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) office in Albany, NY here. Please go read that post to better understand the background and how the refugees might not be well-served by that agency. We have also previously posted on Peter Huston a blogger and refugee volunteer who would also like … Continue reading Albany refugee office has problems; blogger suggests steps for you to learn more about offices near you
Albany TV station, WNYT, reports that Iraqi refugees are unemployed in that city. Ann reported in February that the refugee agency there, U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, was “maxed out” and was asking for volunteers. She also mentioned that Albany is a preferred community for refugee resettlement. Somebody has stepped up to help them. The Iraqi … Continue reading Unemployed Iraqis in Albany; can’t reporters use google?