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1000 Children Fleeing Violent Honduras Heading to Violent Chicago
CNSNews ^ | 07/31/2014 | Susan Jones

Posted on 07/31/2014 9:07:29 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd - A thousand children said to be fleeing the violence in Central America will be welcomed to Chicago, where local children are routinely in the cross-fire of gang-related grudges.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, at the request of the Obama administration in which he formerly served, says he is working with local organizations to make room for up to one thousand additional unaccompanied children "traveling" from Central America to the U.S.-Mexico border in the coming year.

“The influx of unaccompanied child migrants is a growing humanitarian crisis that we can no longer ignore,” said Mayor Rahm Emanuel. “While we have our own challenges at home, we cannot turn our backs on children who are fleeing dangerous conditions. We will do our part to ensure that these children are given access to services and treated fairly and humanely.”

The city is also asking Chicago law firms to provide free legal assistance to the foreign children.

Emanuel on Wednesday said that his own grandfather left eastern Europe at age 13, all alone, to get away from the violence directed at Jews.

Likewise, "These kids are leaving violence," the Chicago Sun-Times quoted Emanuel as saying. "There are 1,000 kids. We are not only a city of big shoulders. We’re a city of big hearts, and we welcome them and get ‘em on their way. And we will also make sure that the city of Chicago has universal pre-K, universal kindergarten, expanding after-school programs, expanding summer jobs, because the test and measure of this city is how we treat our children.”

Based on reporting by Chicago Tribune staff, there were 440 homicides in Chicago in 2013, down from the 500 counted by the FBI in 2012. So far this year, 223 people have been killed by the Tribune's count, including an 11-year-old girl shot by a stray bullet at a sleepover with friends.

U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), an amnesty advocate who is pressing President Obama to stop deportations for most illegal aliens in the U.S., says he's proud that Chicago is leading by example in "welcoming migrant children and working with them as their cases are resolved."

The mayor's office said that earlier this month, the federal government approached the Emanuel about the possibility of housing Central American children in a federally-funded facility containing one thousand beds. The federal General Services Administration would oversee and pay for the renovation of the facilities while the Department of Health and Human Services would fund support services for the children, including education, health care, food, security, and legal assistance.

A number of organizations, including the Heartland Alliance and the National Immigrant Justice Center, currently provide housing and legal services to hundreds of children housed at multiple sites in the Chicago area.

At the same time, the mayor is reaching out to organizations and institutions, such as the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago, that are willing to offer services to the unaccompanied minors.

“Cardinal George has called on the federal government to allow the Archdiocese of Chicago, including Catholic Charities and Maryville, to assist in this humanitarian crisis," said Monsignor Michael Boland, President and CEO of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago.

"We, along with the Archdiocese and Maryville, are ready to work with the City in providing counseling, food and clothing, case management, legal assistance and housing to these children with the dignity, care and compassion that every person deserves.”

TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: aliens; chicago; illegalimmigration
Just Damn.
1 posted on 07/31/2014 9:07:29 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

Did they book a round trip???

2 posted on 07/31/2014 9:08:40 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Responsibility2nd

Will they need the Deacons for Defense and Justice to protect them?

3 posted on 07/31/2014 9:09:44 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Those “children” will reinforce the Hispanic gangs. The blacks are very upset with Obama because now they will be outgunned and lose territory.

4 posted on 07/31/2014 9:10:33 AM PDT by allendale
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To: Responsibility2nd

Well, if they’re going to be properly corrupt, violent democrats, what better training ground than ChiCongo?

5 posted on 07/31/2014 9:10:55 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If it doesn't include border security, it isn't "reform." It's called "amnesty.")
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To: Responsibility2nd

Drop ‘em in Detroit. They’ll self deport in less than three weeks. :)

6 posted on 07/31/2014 9:13:24 AM PDT by Dalberg-Acton
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To: Responsibility2nd

Frying pan to Fire!

7 posted on 07/31/2014 9:13:27 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Responsibility2nd

How long until one of them is murdered?

8 posted on 07/31/2014 9:16:45 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Responsibility2nd

SOME of these children are going to grow up and realize they were used by democrats

We need to get that message out.

Stop being used for politics.

The SINGLE most promising statement I heard last year (and this had to send a chill through every democrat politician) came from a black man who attending a GOP conference.

When an incredulous reporter asked him why, he said “well we we’ve been thinking we had to vote democrat because we’re poor, but maybe we’re poor because we vote democrat”

9 posted on 07/31/2014 9:17:14 AM PDT by Mr. K (Palin/Cruz 2016)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Just curious: What would be the definition of an enemy of the United states? Can a foreigner who comes here with intent to break US law be considered one? If so, then the US code for Treason comes into play wouldn't it:

18 U.S. Code § 2381 - Treason

Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, is guilty of treason and shall suffer death, or shall be imprisoned not less than five years and fined under this title but not less than $10,000; and shall be incapable of holding any office under the United States.

10 posted on 07/31/2014 9:23:15 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Dalberg-Acton

Nah, they’ll just disperse to other areas of the country.

11 posted on 07/31/2014 9:25:29 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Democrats: The perfect party for the helpless and stupid, and those who would rule over them.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Hondurans. Are they the tiny little people that are too dumb to count? We see them wandering around in the market. They love being in the way and pretending we are not there. It’s lucky some wise people stole our money and gave it to them, because without it, they are too dumb to live. It is very impressive how fast they breed!

12 posted on 07/31/2014 9:30:33 AM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: Mr. K

undocumented gang members.

Tell Rahm to enjoy his newly self created war zone.

13 posted on 07/31/2014 9:30:51 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! and
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To: Jack Hydrazine
perhaps they can contact the least well known of obies "American" relatives for hep??

14 posted on 07/31/2014 9:42:35 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: Responsibility2nd

The overriding problem is our society’s decay.

Schools no longer Americanize immigrants and in fact work to do the opposite.

1000 “kids” !is not much for a city the size of Chicago and in the old days, they would become Americanized very quickly due to the influence of US schools.

But that was 50’ years ago.

15 posted on 07/31/2014 9:43:03 AM PDT by ifinnegan
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To: Responsibility2nd; Liz; AuntB; La Lydia; sickoflibs; stephenjohnbanker; Tolerance Sucks Rocks; ...


they’ll feel right at home po lil darlins...

16 posted on 07/31/2014 9:54:22 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: ilovesarah2012

more like

How long before one of the illegal aliens murder a black American

17 posted on 07/31/2014 9:55:26 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Tennessee Nana

Apparently many in the US despise America. They are soft-headed treasnous fools supporting illegal alien invaders.

18 posted on 07/31/2014 10:02:15 AM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: ifinnegan

That is exactly the problem. No one would care as much if we knew they would become AMERICANS. But we know they won’t. That’s too closed-minded!! It’s funny how the open borders folks were quick to send Elian Gonzales back to Cuba!

19 posted on 07/31/2014 10:17:43 AM PDT by Phillyred
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To: Responsibility2nd

I assume they’ve been warned to stay away from Chicago?

20 posted on 07/31/2014 11:12:44 AM PDT by rfreedom4u (Your feelings don't trump my free speech!)
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To: Tennessee Nana


21 posted on 07/31/2014 11:21:20 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: allendale
those "children" will reinforce the hispanic gangs

It might be even worse than that in some cities. Not all hispanics get along. If the city already has Puerto Rican and Mexican gangs, and you add in Central American gangs with their own supplies for drug and sex trafficking, it could have everyone fighting to maintain their status. It isn't just in Chicago. Some cities do a relatively better job at understanding and having some knowledge and control of their gang ineractions. I can't imagine what adding another group, violent, seriously undereducated, and away from the homelands will do.

22 posted on 07/31/2014 11:22:02 AM PDT by grania
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