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Local nun details horrors in Honduras as 200 children await deportation
KETV - Omaha ^ | July 16, 2014 | By Adrian Whitsett

Posted on 07/16/2014 10:33:57 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Two hundred children who crossed the southern border were in Nebraska Wednesday awaiting deportation.

The number is a fraction of the more than 50,000 children who tried to enter the United States since October.

A local nun who saw the situation in Central America believes sending the children back could mean a death sentence. Sister Kathleen Erickson said the situation in Honduras has deteriorated since a coup in 2009.

Erickson said she wonders why America would send children back when they’re trying to survive.

“There seemed to be a lot of bodies of young people being found, and I’m talking into the hundreds,” she said.

She said it is no surprise that many children from Honduras, Ecuador and Guatemala would try to survive by heading north.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; border; illegalaliens; invasion
This nun is full of it. I've been to Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Ecuador in the past 15 months. They are all banana republics, have been so for the past 20 years, and nothing has changed that would justify the current invasion.

She is part of the Marxist propaganda machine. Not good for the Catholic Church.

1 posted on 07/16/2014 10:33:57 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Fortune hunting in the USA finally looked good enough that they were willing to make the trek. That’s all that changed.


2 posted on 07/16/2014 10:36:14 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Doesn’t the church have an island somewhere (Malta perhaps?) where they could accommodate, feed, clothe, educate and guide these poor children. Especially since most of them are presumably Catholics.


3 posted on 07/16/2014 10:39:54 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It certainly does not look like the banana leaders of the republics from which they came, are at all bent out of shape over this. It’s that much less riches needed for the country, that much more available for the government to wallow in.


4 posted on 07/16/2014 10:41:35 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The good sister is welcome to relocate to Central America to help out her children.


5 posted on 07/16/2014 10:46:14 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

With all due respect to the nun - how are these kids getting from Guatemala to Mexico and how many are dying or falling into unsavory hands along the way? Is it in fact an evil to encourage it and to encourage them to leave their families in the hope that some of them will make it into the USA? Would it not be better to aid the countries involved and help provide stable democratic governments for all the people there. It is the trouble with big hearted people who do not exercise their God given brain power but just respond to the emergency in front of them. Thank God there are people like her to care. She should stick to her gift though and leave policy for those with the brains to see!


6 posted on 07/16/2014 10:49:28 PM PDT by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Guatamala Immigration Law:

To apply for the 90-day residence permit at Guatemalan
Immigration, the applicant must provide:
 Two recent photographs
 A valid passport
 A letter of sponsorship from a Guatemalan sponsor
 Evidence of the financial resources of both the applicant
and sponsor
Present the application and supporting documents at the
Guatemalan Immigration central office (see address above).
Generally this visa is issued fifteen days following
application
Step Two / Application for Visa Ordinaria
Before expiration of the 90-day residence permit (step one),
an intending resident must apply for a “Visa Ordinaria”
which permits residence in Guatemala for six months and is
renewable thereafter. The applicant must re-submit:
 Another statement of support from the applicant’s
Guatemalan sponsor
 Evidence of the applicant’s financial resources
 A report on the applicant’s police record in Guatemala
 A medical report
 A police report from the applicant’s prior place of
residence in the United States
 A birth certificate authenticated by a Guatemalan
Consulate in the U.S.
Pending
Step Three / Visa Ordinaria Extensions
The Visa Ordinaria may be extended in six month increments.
All the documentation required in steps one and two must be
re-submitted again when applying for the extension.
At the expiration of the fourth extension, i.e., after two
years of residence under the visa ordinaria, the applicant
may qualify as a legal permanent resident of Guatemala.
Cost (subject to change)
 90-day visa Q115.35
 Visa Ordinaria Q115.35
 Visa Ordinaria Extension Q115.35
http://photos.state.gov/libraries/guatemala/8553/consular/ACSResidenceRequirements20101124.pdf


7 posted on 07/16/2014 10:53:45 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Agreed! Not good for the Catholic Church!!


8 posted on 07/16/2014 10:54:19 PM PDT by Dr. Pritchett
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To: blueplum

Yeah... why can’t we do better than a banana republic can?


9 posted on 07/16/2014 10:57:11 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: melsec

If she and her sisters were restricted to using their own resources, the practical logistics would soon force them into the most efficient solution, which indeed is to help the chillun and their parents at home. OPM is the problem here.


10 posted on 07/16/2014 10:59:34 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Yes this is coming from a Catholic, but I don’t blame this Nun— I’m sure she’s seen some horrible things but (God forgive me, as I do the sign of the cross!) but the Church and especially Nuns that do hard work in tough situations can’t see the broader reality and not just feel for what is directly in front of them. As my mother would say, can’t see the forest for the trees.


11 posted on 07/16/2014 10:59:41 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

She said it is no surprise that many children from Honduras, Ecuador and Guatemala would try to survive by heading north.

Mexico is north, and their unemployment rate is lower than ours.


12 posted on 07/16/2014 11:02:20 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Agree. My sister does work for her Kansas City evangelical church in Guatemala. She has made several trips over the years and has never mentioned anything dangerous as this nun claims.
Typical lies, exaggerations and general disinformation from the ‘Mother Church’ to support the false ‘asylum’ claim.
They just want to climb on the US gravy train. Ship ‘em back on the decks of banana cargo boats. I’m sick of their BS.


13 posted on 07/16/2014 11:03:44 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

If the Catholic church wasn’t a constant agitator for illegal border crossing into the US I would give her the benefit of the doubt.


14 posted on 07/16/2014 11:04:40 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Why would she put her trust in a guy who has made a mess of everything he and his cronies have touched, including this fiasco of marching children from Central America to Texas? They have no history of getting anything right.
This is a crime, if another nations leader was responsible for this would you blame the citizens of that country for it? Why us, i had no idea this was coming. It just popped up like the VA scandal, like Iraq falling apart, like the implementation of his health care, and I could go on.
The democrats do not care for anyone’s children. Look at the cities where they have run government for years. Detroit, Chicago, New Orleans anywheres, massive poverty, out of control gang wars, despair and hopelessness. That is their track record.
15 posted on 07/16/2014 11:09:42 PM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Yep OPM is the problem in most areas!


16 posted on 07/16/2014 11:11:38 PM PDT by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Why don’t these wonderful humanitarian catholics ever talk about doing the truly wonderful and humanitarian thing...like fix these third world shitholes so people don’t want or need to leave?


17 posted on 07/16/2014 11:12:16 PM PDT by rottndog ('Live Free Or Die' Ain't just words on a bumber sticker...or a tagline.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

You’re right, Cowboy.


18 posted on 07/16/2014 11:17:20 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

She’s full of crap. These countries have always been crapholes and the solution is to ship them home immediately, cargo class. We’ve already wasted too many scares dollars on them; they are not our responsibility in any way. Round up and deport the dispersed ones as well.


19 posted on 07/16/2014 11:17:30 PM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
As good Catholics, why isn't the Honduran Church ministering to the poor instead of growing their bank accounts? If the nun is so concerned for the poor, MOVE to Honduras, sister. You have found your life's work.

It is not America's problem to provide welfare entitlements to the poor, ignorant, and diseased masses of Central and South America. Send these moochers to live in the Vatican. Pope Francis can demonstrate his belief in social justice by leading and opening the Vatican to the huddled masses of Central and South America.

20 posted on 07/16/2014 11:18:04 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: rottndog

It’s not just the catholics who are pushing the humanitarian “for the children” scam.


21 posted on 07/16/2014 11:19:41 PM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Well, she is speaking as an individual and has the right to be wrong...


22 posted on 07/16/2014 11:42:41 PM PDT by Cronos (Obama’s dislike of Assad is not based on Assad’s brutality but that he isn't a jihadi Moslem)
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To: RJS1950

A Baptist or “Baptist” group has been visibly pulled in too, and there are doubtless other dimly-mainline-church related bodies out there in the shadows.


23 posted on 07/16/2014 11:43:40 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
You are correct. I lived in Honduras and El Salvador. Their problem is their governments do not execute justice. Do that, and the drug and gang problem goes away.

There is no other problem than that.

24 posted on 07/17/2014 12:13:06 AM PDT by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

First of all, I don’t believe they made the trek. Otherwise their clothes would be tattered and they’d be emaciated. In other words, they’d look like Confederate soldiers in GONE WITH THE WIND.

Second, conditions are deteriorating here, too.


25 posted on 07/17/2014 12:16:27 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps. And they're all stupid.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Sister Kathleen Erickson said the situation in Honduras has deteriorated since a coup in 2009...

For the trillionth time, there was NO COUP. This is tied into the Ø Regime's meme where their marxist, Zelaya, wanted to usurp their constitution (like in the USA), and their supreme court said "Hell NO!". This happened in the beginning days of Ø's reign, and was an early eye opener to his marxist desires.

26 posted on 07/17/2014 12:33:20 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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... wonders why America would send children back ...

'cause we can't fit 6 billion people in this country!

Every time I hear one of these lefties sound off like that my revulsion for the Roman Catholic church grows. And I include the pope in that too.

And I've been a RC for 50 years. Thought these people were supposed to look after their sheep. Sure don't seem to be.

27 posted on 07/17/2014 12:57:31 AM PDT by HeartlandOfAmerica (An army of deer led by a lion is more to be feared than an army of lions, led by a deer.)
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To: C210N
For the trillionth time, there was NO COUP. This is tied into the Ø Regime's meme where their marxist, Zelaya, wanted to usurp their constitution (like in the USA), and their supreme court said "Hell NO!". This happened in the beginning days of Ø's reign, and was an early eye opener to his marxist desires.

The Honduras Affair demonstrated that Barack Obama and Hugo Chavez saw eye-to-eye.

This event should have made it clear to everybody that Obama was a coercion & shackles guy, not a man of liberty and freedom.

28 posted on 07/17/2014 1:03:30 AM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: Ignorance on parade.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

She is a remnant of the “liberation theology” movement from the ‘80s.


29 posted on 07/17/2014 2:40:47 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Someone should question Sister Kathleen about the horrors of thousands of undocumented Central Americans having to endure the rigors of mid-western winters.


30 posted on 07/17/2014 2:49:15 AM PDT by Artie (We are surrounded by MORONS)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Yup.

The new and improved Gold Rush.


31 posted on 07/17/2014 3:19:59 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: MasterGunner01

Exactly.

They can pray while they change dirty diapers.

I am Catholic and left years ago when I realized my hard earned money, faithfully put in the collection basket each Sunday, was going to shelter and protect pedophiles.

The church’s hands are filthy from this current criminal act and I am disgusted.


32 posted on 07/17/2014 3:25:22 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The nun works for the Vatican and can not be believed. Her political agenda outweighs her vows


33 posted on 07/17/2014 3:29:28 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. NEgypt.C. GOPc.+12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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I am Catholic and left years ago when I realized my hard earned money, faithfully put in the collection basket each Sunday, was going to shelter and protect pedophiles.

I will always be thankful for what the Catholic educational system did for me -- public schools were awful even 50 years ago -- but the Catholic church left me a long, long time ago.

The woman is a loon. You can have a cradle-to-grave welfare state. You can have an open-door immigration policy. But you can't have both. Everyone in the world will move here.

34 posted on 07/17/2014 4:12:03 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Family members just got back from mission at an orphanage in Guatemala and what you say rings true. What she says doesn’t.

She may be lying for a cause, I’ve seen leftist nuns do that before. The nuns in Guatemala aren’t like that. They’re smart practical and ethical. Kids would be better off in their care.


35 posted on 07/17/2014 4:30:28 AM PDT by Varda
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

How come she is calling it a horror now???


36 posted on 07/17/2014 4:42:06 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Obamanation..

Give it a few years. It will be so bad here people will be going back home. As for us we have no place to run...

37 posted on 07/17/2014 4:49:28 AM PDT by just me (GOD BLESS AMERICA Amen)
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You can have a cradle-to-grave welfare state. You can have an open-door immigration policy. But you can't have both. Everyone in the world will move here.

An example of this writ small would be the city of San Francisco. Very generous to homeless. They've come from all over the continent. Having to step over and around homeless on sidewalks is common now. Sanitation issues due to public urination and defecation have become a major issue. This, in one of the more expensive cities in the country.

38 posted on 07/17/2014 4:51:09 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

I did not leave the Church; the Church left me. For me it came down to greed on their part. Can you believe in sending out dunning notices (like I’ve never seen before or since) that you’d gotten behind in your pledge to the building fund! I went down and had some words with the moron responsible and then told him we were leaving the church. I have never gone back in 45 years.


39 posted on 07/17/2014 9:23:56 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Sending the kids here is a death sentence.
You’re responsible, not the USA


40 posted on 07/17/2014 1:32:46 PM PDT by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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