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Beware Somalis, others, coming from US claiming a passion for Canada as they illegally cross the border

I was surprised to see this Op-ed published in the Washington Post—a message to the media to look more closely at those going across the Minnesota border in to Canada. 294 more words

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All they needed to do to save Europe from invasion was to turn back just a couple of boats

….but it is too late.

Here is a long story at Bloomberg Businessweek that you don’t have to read. It is an overly-long, detailed account of the travails of a Somali migrant (is he even telling the truth?) being trafficked in to Europe. 347 more words

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South Africa Sees More Attacks on Foreign Immigrants


FEB. 22, 2017, 3:30 A.M. E.S.T.

JOHANNESBURG — The South African government says it is concerned about inflammatory remarks on social media following recent attacks on foreign immigrants. 104 more words

I LOVE Immigrants and Refugees

“You know, and it gets into this whole issue of border security, you know, who’s gonna say that the borders are secure? We’ve got the House and the Senate debating this issue, and it’s… it’s really astonishing that in a country founded by immigrants, “immigrant” has somehow become a bad word. 718 more words

Retired Dept. of State worker fully supports President Trump's efforts to rein-in refugee program

As a refugee coordinator, I saw the exploitations, inconsistencies and security lapses in the program….

(25-year veteran of the US Department of State)

I know I… 483 more words

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Everyone has forgotten about the 4 year African family reunification MORATORIUM that began in 2008

Someone reminded me that in all of the yakking about the power of the President when it comes to determining which refugees (how many and from where) entering the US, 374 more words

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Somali Youth Group Ka Joog Turns Down $500K Grant, Cites Trump

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A prominent Somali community group is turning down a half-million dollar federal grant because of President Trump’s controversial refugee plan.

Ka Joog — a youth group devoted to combat terror recruiting — received the Department of Homeland Security grant just a few weeks ago. 305 more words