Skip to comments.Obama Gives ‘Baptist’ Group $190 Million To Build Illegal Immigrant Resorts & Offices in Six Cities
Posted on 07/16/2014 12:37:14 PM PDT by PoloSec
As reported earlier today by Kristinn Taylor
The Obama administration has awarded a $50 million contract to a charitable group to buy a Texas resort hotel and transform it in to a 600 bed facility for juvenile illegal aliens.
The beautiful Palm Aire resort and hotel has an indoor Olympic sized pool and an outdoor pool. Free Wi-Fi and cable TV are included in the simply decorated guest rooms.
The Palm Aire Hotel and Suites is set to be sold to Baptist Child & Family Services (BCFS) operating under a federal contract, pending local government approval, according to reports from Weslaco, Texas where the hotel is located. Weslaco is a few miles north of the Rio Grande in Hidalgo County.
The resort hotel for illegal alien children is reportedly the first in the nation.
But it wont be the last
The Obama administration gifted the Baptist Child & Family Services (BCFS) $190,707,505 this month to build offices in six cities and four states. This was after he met with the group last week in Texas.
The new offices will be located in New York, NY; Miami, FL; Houston, TX; Dallas, TX; Sacramento-area, CA; and Los Angeles-area, CA, will serve as regional hubs for BCFS new family support and evaluation programs.
Baptist Child & Family Services (BCFS) is expanding nationwide.
The Baptist Child and Family Services sent out this press release this month.
BCFS, a global health and human services organization headquartered in Texas, today announced the expansion of its International Childrens Services program to serve unaccompanied foreign youth throughout the country. The new offices, located in New York, NY; Miami, FL; Houston, TX; Dallas, TX; Sacramento-area, CA; and Los Angeles-area, CA, will serve as regional hubs for BCFS new family support and evaluation programs.
BCFS will lead these programs as part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) strategic plan to provide safe and stable homes for international youth who are granted permission to stay with family or sponsors already living in the country.
We are excited to expand our successful International Childrens Services program nationwide. Under the care and leadership of our new national and regional directors, countless children and families will receive the support they need to start their new lives off right, said Asennet Segura, BCFS Executive Director Residential Services Division. As BCFS works toward meeting this mission, we look forward to forging new friendships and partnerships throughout these new regions.
With this expansion, BCFS has named four new directors:
Celeste Garcia, National Program Director (based in San Antonio)
Garcia has extensive experience working with at-risk children and families, as well as youth in the custody of ORR. She has provided training to new ORR facilities in Texas and advocated for unaccompanied children at the state and federal levels. Garcia also has experience in crisis intervention and mental health services, having aided survivors in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. She earned her Masters of Science in Social Administration from Case Western Reserve University and Bachelor of Social Work from New Mexico State University.
Alexandra Peralta, Regional Director Eastern U.S. (based in Miami)
Peralta has worked in the immigrant resettlement field throughout the U.S. and in Africa. She earned a masters in Social Work from Indiana University-Perdue University; post-graduate certificate in International Human Rights from the United Nations University in Tokyo; masters certificate in Global Mental Health, focused on Refugee Trauma, from Harvard University; masters in Social Psychology and undergraduate degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires.
Kelsey Lebrun Keswani, Regional Director Western U.S. (based in Los Angeles-area)
Keswani has nearly 10 years experience working with immigrant and struggling youth. She served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Ukraine, and is fluent in Russian and French. Keswani is presently pursuing a graduate certificate in Global Mental Health from Harvard Universitys Refugee Trauma program; and earned her masters in Counseling from Michigan State University and undergraduate degree from Southern Oregon University.
Michelle Fuentes, Regional Director Central U.S. (based in Houston-area)
Fuentes has worked with immigrant resettlement and at-risk youth programs since 1997. She has extensive experience working with victims of abuse and neglect, and has served as an advocate on behalf of immigrant children at the state and national levels. She earned her masters in Counseling and dual undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice and Broadcast Journalism from Prairie View A & M University.
I wish I was an illegal, it seems lucrative
Where is he getting the money to spend? I doubt that Congress put it in the budget.
That old liberal “Church and State” thingy seems to have been swept under Obama’s Muslim Prayer Rug again.
Off with their heads! All of them.
I hope that a lot of blacks who voted for “the messiah” will, when they find out about this story, understand that he is just another lying politician who USED THEM and LIED TO THEM. I hope that wonder why they didn’t get to stay in such a resort, whereas a bunch of Latino kids will do so.
Oh, and I don’t give a rat’s ass if someone thinks that this sentimet or these word are “racist.”
Maybe this will get the Crybaby of Congress to consider impeachment???
And it continues unabated and unchallenged.
I wonder what the age limit is for “resort hotels for illegal alien children.”
Good thing we don’t have poor living on poverty and in ghettos here./s
“...that wonder...” should be “...that they wonder...”
This sounds mentally ill.
And the dear governor of Texas knows nothing.BAHAHAHAHAHA, what does the boy have on this one. This is soooo sick
So I take it he just did it, with nary a word of protest from Congress, who just got bypassed yet again.
Going to really help all the blacks who voted for Barry!
Illegal entry —> Summary Deportation.
You don’t get housing, food, medical care, or a resort.
There are a lot of “non profit” organizations salivating at the chance to make obscene profits from this orchestrated invasion. They probably prepared their bids for the gubmint contracts months ago.
I guess nobody knows, ‘cause we went through all the responses to #18, and nobody answered you.
I can only guess there’s some change left from all the money they stole from us under TARP.
Okay... This has to have been in the works for months.... This was not thought up in the last few days. Money and personal had to be set up long ago.
This IS Obama and his minions master plan to kill this country, and gain millions of illegal votes.
Baptist Child & Family Services (BCFS) will do anything for money even if it is related to crime. The Roman Catholic Church is doing the same.
That makes them both rotten and whores.
Wow... This needs to be told from sea to shining sea... and Ghetto to ghetto..
yep, I see this as Obama last ditch effort to save the midterm election for the Democrats.
Ship illegals to strategic spots around the country to help tip the balance in the election when they vote illegally this November.
This may be the answer, and probably is....
He had some checks printed up in his name drawing from the US Treasury.
Take a look at the PDF of IRS form 990 for BCFS Health and Human Services (EIN 74-1260710) of San Antonio, Texas for the year 2012.
Their CEO is Kevin Dinnin of San Antonio, Texas, who was paid a salary $397,175 plus $50,624 extra compensation for his services in 2012.
Treasurer is Claudia Oliveira, was paid $182,909 + $43,429.
Executive Directors include Asennet Segura ($181,895 + $68,370 + $62,510), Kari Tatro ($189,516 + $50,471 + $26,787) and Terri Hipps ($176,267 + $26,002).
(I wonder if these names, or names of persons close to them, also show up on Democratic Party political donor lists?)
Government grants of over $63.3 million are on page 9,
and they indicate grants for the prior year were over $70 million!
Money is fungible. How many departments are there in government, a substantial number we have no idea they even exist.
This is a total slap to the face of every American and all those who immigrated legally.
That same IRS form 990 also identifies several similarly-named organizations, all based in San Antonio.
Seems like a mob-type racket with an interlocking corporate structure all under generic names. (Is there a “true” Baptist religious entity among them?)
Huge salaries plus bonuses and other compensation for their officers and corporate directors. See it for yourself.
This deserves more scrutiny, such as the names of owners of their well-paid providers of cleaning and other services.
Are they relatives, political cronies, or something of that sort?
I’ve got a newsflash for Obama. If he thinks the Cuban community in Miami is going to welcome hordes of Central Americans he’s nuts. There is no love lost between Mexicans and Cubans and I think the same goes for Central and S America.
Holy graft Batman!
You noticed that Obama is sending these illegals to Republican held areas in the states?
As mentioned in related threads, the states have never delegated to the feds, expressly via the Constituiton, the specific power to regulate, tax and spend for immigration purpose. In fact, the Founding States had made the 10th Amendment to clarify that the Constitution's silence about issues like immigration means that such issues are automatically and uniquely 10th Amendment-protected intrastate power issues.
But more importantly concerning Obama's executive earmark of $190+ million to a religious group to renovate a motel for illegal immigrants, please consider the following. Justice John Marshall had clarified that Congress is prohibited from laying taxes in the name of state power issues, immigration a state power issue.
Congress is not empowered to tax for those purposes which are within the exclusive province of the States. Justice John Marshall, Gibbons v. Ogden, 1824.
So not only does Congress not have the power to lay taxes for immigration purposes, but somewhere along the line it seems that corrupt Congress evidently wrongly gave Obama a blank check to fund all sorts of constitutionally indefensible projects.
Regarding Justice Marshalls clarification of Congresss limited power to lay taxes, note that James Madison had indicated in The Federalist Papers : No. 58 that the Founding States had uniquely given the House of Representatives (HoR) the power of the purse, evidenced by the Constitutution's Clause 1 of Section 7 of Article I. The Founders had intended for the HoR to use its power to appropriate taxes as a brake to stop either the Senate or the Oval Office from exercising constitutionally nonexistant federal government powers. So the fact that Obama has constitutionally indefensible funds to spend at his discretion suggests that the HoR has conspired with the executive branch to defeat the purpose of Clause 1 mentioned above.
But the biggest problem concerning Obama's constitutionally undefined executive earmark is the following imo. As a consequence of parents not making sure that their children are being taught the federal government's constitutionlly limited powers, low-information voters are not sending pink slips to their elected federal reps as they should be doing every election year when a corrupt president funds special-interest agendas with funding from "unknown" sources.
As a side note concerning the federal government's constitutionally limited powers, please consider the following. The states would sure be a dull, boring place to grow up and live in if parents were to make sure that their children were taught about the federal government's constitutionally limited powers as the Founding States had intended for those powers to be understood. /sarc
Thomas Jefferson had put it this way:
Cherish, therefore, the spirit of our people, and keep alive their attention. If once they become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and Congress and Assemblies, judges and governors, shall all become wolves. It seems to be the law of our general nature. - Thomas Jefferson (Letter to Edward Carrington January 16, 1787)
yep, he is trying to stack the deck in the midterms in select house districts
Additional BCFS information from their IRS 990 form for the year 2012:
Additional Directors include Sonya Thompson ($169,018 + $12,436),
Denise Grimm ($122,206 + $11,593), Mario Guerra ($167,419 + 19,248)
and Jon Bodie ($134,602 + $16,344).
Independent Contractors include “Jani King of San Antonio Region” ($101,659),
“Roth Staffing Companies” ($206,927), “Centerview Market Place” ($241,735).
Related Organizations include “Children’s Emergency Relief International”
IRS EIN 74-2933669, “BCFS Educational Services” IRS EIN 45-5251954,
“Baptist Child and Family Services Foundation” IRS EIN 74-2603561,
“BCFS Property Management” IRS EIN 62-1867350,
“Baptist Care Facilities for Persons With ” IRS EIN 74-2833616,
and “Christian Community Development Corporation” IRS EIN 56-2573060.
All share the same address at 1506 Bexar Crossing, San Antonio TX 78232
Turning Texas Dem.
They backout of this, but they will keep trying.
He put it on our credi cards.
Yet this sonofabitch will cut the rations of our troops in A-Stan.
The poetic irony of it is that the vast majority of Blacks, including those that claim to be Christians, voted for their god, messiah, and savior and he replaces them with his new disciples, the Hispanics.
Do I believe blacks would start voting republican? No but they may not be as excited to turnout and vote for democrats.
Lookey here Tyrone, Obama be givin our sheet to the illegals.
Ping....to post #30 and to post #27.
Lookey here Tyrone, Obama be givin our sheet to the illegals.
You’ve got it. Obama is putting these illegal children in resorts and providing them with food, healthcare, security, etc.
Folks in the ghetto may not be so happy with that.
Here’s an article about “diversifying” neighborhoods
The San Antonio Business Journal has published its list of the top 25 Largest Health and Human Care Services Nonprofit Organizations.
Nonprofit groups are ranked by local fiscal year end revenues. Christus Santa Rosa Health Care Corp. ranked first on the list, followed by the San Antonio Food Bank, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc., BCFS and Goodwill Industries of San Antonio. Only the top five organizations are listed online.
1506 Bexar Crossing
San Antonio, TX 78232
210-832-5000 $76,441,116 $76,441,116 (Revenues) $10,512,761 (Assets)
Kevin C Dinnin
BCFS President Kevin Dinnin met with Obama on his most recent Texas visit at Lackland Air Base (where contractors were told to keep their mouths shut about what they saw), so this gang is tied directly the White House.