Too late for Trump to cap the Refugee Admissions Program at 35,000 for this year...

…..but, he can still go below 50,000!

I’ve been arguing that the Trump Administration could further reduce the ceiling for refugee admissions for FY17, something he can legally do and is not effected by the court wrangling over the ‘ban.’ 128 more words

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Panic button as refugee contracting agencies begin to downsize as they lose federal $$$

I have a lot of catching up to do today….

Update: More here on the subject of World Relief downsizing (Nashville).

Here is Leo Hohmann at… 796 more words

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Comment worth noting: Shocked at what I saw in Lewiston, ME, and I love diversity

Editor: If you visit RRW often, you know that we occasionally post comments (and guest opinion pieces) from readers. This was sent to our gmail account a few days ago and I wanted you to see it. 693 more words

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He is baaackkk! Omar Jamal in his element as he makes the news about Somalis sneaking in to Canada

This is so funny!

If you have followed RRW for the last almost ten years, you will recognize the name Omar JamalI call him the ‘Jesse Jackson’ of the Somali ‘community’ in America. 660 more words

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FBI contacting newly arrived Syrian refugees, is the FBI doing this on its own?

I suppose one could argue that this effort to meet Syrian (mostly Muslim) refugees is harmless, but I have to say I think it is politically tone-deaf at the moment. 375 more words

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NPR: Resettlement contractors claim they have been told that new arrivals will end March 3

“You don’t need to have a moratorium to slow the refugee resettlement program to the point where it dries up and withers on the vine.” 638 more words

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Breitbart: Federally-funded refugee resettlement contractor, HIAS, organized NY rally against Trump

And, a featured speaker was Congressman Keith Ellison, Congress’ first Muslim representative.

For longtime readers of RRW, this news is not new—that federally funded resettlement contractors… 562 more words

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