This very lengthy story at USA Today is an important read to learn about the battle that occurred there in recent years over the diversity-created achievement gap in the schools when large numbers of Somali refugees arrived. It is well-worth reading so that your community might be prepared for the day when your Muslim population … Continue reading Eden Prairie, MN losing Somali population due to lack of low-income housing?
Remember readers, if your town (or state—Wyoming!) is “welcoming” refugees (and is initially generous with social services) this is the inevitable outcome—aggressive refugees, once their numbers reach a sufficient level, will demand more from local taxpayers. From the Minneapolis Star Tribune: As an outer-ring, affluent suburb, Eden Prairie may seem an unlikely city to draw … Continue reading Eden Prairie, MN Somalis want taxpayers to provide more low-income housing (for their people)
Diverse to say the least! In just ten years the school system there has become 36% immigrant—mostly Somali and Latino—and now requires “cultural brokers” for both groups so as to smooth their integration into the system. Eden Prairie, MN is 12 miles from Minneapolis (enough said!). This story is mostly about the Somali man who … Continue reading Open a refugee resettlement office in your town and one day be like Eden Prairie, MN
Yesterday, here, I told you about the ‘family’ of four who are now being charged with lying about their family relationship in order to get in to the US through the Diversity Visa Lottery (the same program used by the recent Uzbek terrorist in NYC). However, I had not seen the press release from the … Continue reading St. Cloud Somali one of four facing charges he lied to get in to US, could be stripped of citizenship
Again, not enough time to give you all the ins and outs of these cases, you need to read this story yourselves. Thanks to a reader for sending it! For those of you thinking that this is Minnesota’s problem, think again! The federal Office of Refugee Resettlement is giving grants to some of the nine … Continue reading Somali day care fraud cases piling up in Minnesota