Office of Refugee Resettlement planning 'RefugeeCorps' to employ refugees at contractor offices

The new RefugeeCorps will be patterned after AmeriCorps and and in partnership with AmeriCorps’ parent government agency.

It makes me laugh, they are very clever—very good at working all the angles! 378 more words

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Malta Independent: Europe ‘seriously underestimating possibility of IS militants infiltrating Italy or Malta’

No surprise….

  News from Davos! at the Malta Independent:

“Islamic State militants have taken over practically the whole area from where migrant crossings are launched and are effectively running the whole show, a prominent Libyan politician has warned. 131 more words

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Amarillo, TX: Meat cleaver-wielding man arrested

This is a story from last week that I never got around to posting and now this morning don’t have time to do it justice.  Regular readers know that Amarillo has had its share of problems with refugees, 286 more words

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Iranian refugee in Sydney: Had Problem With the "Revealing Garments" of Australian Women

Editor:  Moving on from Africa (here and here) this morning, here is another excellent news analysis from ‘Pungentpeppers:’


A distressingly large number of sexual assault cases have been coming up in my internet news searches. 816 more words

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New massive refugee "crisis" developing in Africa; will it ultimately surpass the Syrian humanitarian "crisis?"

Watch for it (we sure will)—the drum roll from the humanitarian industrial complex that we need to begin resettling Nigerians in a big way.

Have you noticed a trend in who is creating refugees around the world?  147 more words

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South Africa: Two dead as more "xenophobia" arises in the Rainbow Nation

“Each of us is as intimately attached to the soil of this beautiful country as are the famous jacaranda trees of Pretoria and the mimosa trees of the bushveld – a rainbow nation at peace with itself and the world.” 327 more words

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