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  • Obama’s Refugees and Surging Deadly Diseases in America

    05/26/2016 8:01:02 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/26/16 | Matthew Vadum
    The lethal violation of the nation's most basic public health protocols An outbreak of deadly infectious tuberculosis among refugees President Obama sent to Indiana is a frightening reminder that the administration’s dangerous immigration policies are putting American lives at risk. In a frenzied rush to bring as many non-English-speaking Third World aliens to the country as possible before his presidency ends in a few months, Obama is allowing Syrian war migrants and refugees to be brought into the country without first undergoing proper medical examinations, a violation of the nation’s most basic public health protocols.
  • State Dept. sets single-day record for Syrian refugee approvals, renewing security fears

    05/24/2016 4:43:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 72 replies
    washington times ^ | 5/24/2016 | Stephen Dinan
    The State Department admitted 80 Syrian refugees on Tuesday and 225 on Monday, setting a new single-day record, as President Obama surges to try to meet his target of 10,000 approvals this year — sparking renewed fears among security experts who say corners are being cut to meet a political goal. Officials insisted they’re moving faster because they’re getting better at screening, and say they’re still running all the traps on applicants. But the new spike in numbers is stunning, with more people accepted on Monday alone than were approved in the entire months of January or February.
  • France: Sudanese "refugee" sets fire to government welfare offices when they don't give him a free h

    full title : FRANCE: Sudanese Muslim freeloader sets fire to government welfare offices when they don’t give him a nice house right away A Sudanese Muslim who had just obtained the status of refugee was arrested after having set fire to the branch of the city council welfare offices. He claimed the employees had not found him a home "right away," which, according to him, was his "due," in view of his new refugee status. DVM The employees of Pôle Solidarités [Government Welfare Office] in Annecy still can't come back to it. On Tuesday 17 May, a so-called refugee locked...
  • The Price of Resettling Refugees in America

    05/18/2016 2:36:29 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 13 replies
    Creeping Sharia ^ | Mar 10, 2016
    The sovereignty of America is quietly being eroded as details have emerged surrounding the Obama administrations proposed budget for 2017 in regards to the resettlement of refugees and illegal aliens in our cities and towns. The requested budget by the President for fiscal year 2017, which begins October 1, 2016, is $2,184,860,000. According to the White House over $2 billion in funds is needed in order to “support a total of 213,000 ‘humanitarian arrivals’in FY 2017, including 100,000 refugees, consistent with the administrations commitment to admit at least this number of refugees in 2017.”
  • U.S. Man Fights For Refugee Status in Costa Rica

    05/18/2016 1:07:52 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    Tico Times ^ | 5/18 | Michael Krumholtz
    A 45-year-old U.S. man who has been living in Costa Rica since 2009 has filed for asylum in the country because he says he fears for his life should he be sent back to the United States. Bill Perry’s case, which is currently under appeal through the Immigration Administration Court, began when he was detained at his apartment in downtown San José on April 6 and put into an immigration detention center in Hatillo, where he remains. According to the initial, April 29 resolution from Immigration denying a refugee visa for Perry, the man’s request was based on his assertion...
  • Thursday deadline tell State Dept what you think “size and scope” of Refugee Admissions Program (tr)

    05/18/2016 11:02:51 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 5 replies
    Refugee Resettlement Watch ^ | May 17, 2016 | Ann Corcoran
    ‘Size and scope’ means how many should we admit and where should they come from. Federal Register Notice: The United States actively supports efforts to provide protection, assistance, and durable solutions for refugees. The U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) is a critical component of the United States’ overall refugee protection efforts around the globe. In Fiscal Year 2016, the President established the ceiling for refugee admissions into the United States at 85,000 refugees. As we begin to prepare the FY 2017 U.S. Refugee Admission Program, we welcome the public’s input. Information about the Program can be found at http://www.state.gov/g/prm/. Persons...
  • Germans Find 369 Suspected Islamic State Terrorists Among Arriving Migrants

    05/12/2016 5:36:37 AM PDT · by dennisw · 30 replies
    breitbart ^ | 12 May 2016 | Thomas D. Williams,
    According to German federal crime office, a number of Islamic terrorists have entered Germany by hiding amongst recent flows of migrants from the Middle East, and since last year 369 people with suspected ties to the Islamic State have come into the country in this way. “German security authorities have indications that members and supporters of terrorist organizations are infiltrating groups of migrants in a focused and organized way, in order to launch attacks in Germany,” said a police spokesman, adding that there was no specific evidence of a planned attack at this time. Of the hundreds of suspected Islamic...
  • Syrian Refugee ‘Surge’ to U.S. in April: 440 Muslims, 10 Yazidis, 1 Christian

    05/11/2016 5:08:46 PM PDT · by StCloudMoose · 5 replies
    cns news ^ | 5/11/16
    The Obama administration’s “surge” of Syrian refugee admissions approved for resettlement in the United States jumped by 37 percent in April – to 451 from 330 the previous month. Of those 451, 426 were Sunni Muslims and one was a Christian, according to State Department Refugee Processing Center data. The remaining 24 comprised nine Shi’a Muslims, five other Muslims and 10 Yazidis. The first ten days of May have brought a further 99 admissions, all Sunnis. President Obama last fall pledged to admit 10,000 Syrian refugees in fiscal year 2016. After a slow start – four months into FY2016, only...
  • Obama Plan to Cut Refugee Screening Time Raises Concerns About Terrorism

    05/03/2016 5:07:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 5/3/16 | Adam Kredo
    An Obama administration plan to resettle a greater number of foreign refugees in the United States by expediting the screening process is drawing concern from Capitol Hill, where lawmakers are warning that the administration is not capable of properly screening these individuals for ties to terrorism. The Obama administration has committed to bring at least 10,000 Syrian refugees onto American soil in fiscal year 2016 by accelerating security screening procedures from 18-24 months to around three months, according to sources who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon. Obama administration officials told the Free Beacon that they remain committed to the...
  • Tennessee State Legislature on Track to Sue Federal Government Over Refugee Resettlement

    04/13/2016 5:07:38 PM PDT · by doldrumsforgop · 13 replies
    breitbart ^ | 4/13/16 | mp leahy
    The Tennessee General Assembly is on track to sue the federal government over the refugee resettlement program on Tenth Amendment grounds after Senate Joint Resolution 467 cleared its last substantive hurdle in the Tennessee House Finance Committee. The resolution sailed through the committee on a voice vote, and is now headed to the Calendar and Rules Committee, which will schedule a vote on the floor of the House of Representatives some time during the next seven days. The resolution is expected to pass in a landslide, as 74 of the House’s 99 members have already signed on as sponsors. In...
  • Male Norwegian politician raped by asylum seeker says he feels GUILTY that his attacker will now be

    04/09/2016 5:39:47 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 62 replies
    Daily Mail via PJ Media ^ | 7 April 2016 | By Sara Malm for Daily Mail via Rick Moran
    <p>A leftist Norwegian politician who was raped by a Somali refugee five years ago says he feels guilty that his rapist, after serving his time, will now be deported.</p> <p>Nordal Hauken, who describes himself as a 'young Socialist Left Party member, feminist and anti-racist', was attacked in his own home.</p>
  • STEVE MILLER Drops Bomb on TED CRUZ: He Proposed Legislation to Double Muslim Immigration in America

    04/02/2016 11:21:36 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 143 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 02, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Steve Miller spoke this morning at the Donald Trump town hall in Racine, Wisconsin. Miller destroyed Ted Cruz on the senator’s immigration and trade record. Miller pointed out that Ted Cruz supported the Trans-Pacific Trade Deal that will cost the US millions of jobs. Cruz also pushed to expand Muslim immigration into America. This is despite the fact that Obama has issued 68o,000 green cards to immigrants from Muslim countries in the last five years. The Cruz amendment would have doubled the number of Muslim immigrants to America to up to 1.35 million. Steve Miller added, “Why is it that...
  • So is this is an authentic view of Islam?

    03/28/2016 5:49:32 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 28 Mar, 2016 | Russ Vaughn
    Earlier today I read that Ballroom Barry is doubling down on his demands that Americans open their hearts and homeland to 100,000 Syrian refugees..... Shortly I read that, a veteran friend out in Guam sent me this refugee pic: Notice the obvious: that it’s wet, possibly snowing, and the coats, hoods, and hands in pockets convey that it’s uncomfortably cold as well. Then notice the less evident fact that the woman is shoeless, unlike any of the seven males. Also, distinct from any of those males, she is carrying two small children, with the toil of her burden shown in...
  • Refugee resettlement in U.S. hardly work of sacrificial charity

    03/20/2016 8:59:08 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 10 replies
    Montana Standard ^ | Mar 18, 2016 | Paul Nachman
    Guest View (op ed) Readers impressed by Mary Poole’s February 26th guest opinion, “Facts show Missoula can safely welcome refugees,” might want to learn about contemporary realities in refugee resettlement that Poole, co-founder of Soft Landing Missoula, didn’t mention. First, refugee resettlement in the U.S. is hardly the work of private, sacrificial charity that one might expect from the names — such as Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and Episcopal Migration Ministries — of prominent national “voluntary agencies,” or “volags,” involved. For example, International Rescue Committee [IRC], the volag that Poole says would plant refugees in...
  • Angela Merkel takes big gamble on migration deal with Turkey

    03/09/2016 6:19:43 AM PST · by Freelance Warrior · 2 replies
    The Financial Times ^ | 03/08/2016 | Alex Barker and Peter Spiegel
    Behind the backs of some her closest European allies, Angela Merkel struck a deal with her Turkish counterpart that could very well end the influx of refugees - but at a very high price, including an extra €3bn in aid and a visa-free travel scheme. There are already signs that her new swashbuckling style has its costs. EU diplomats have been left bruised and angered by being cut out of her bilateral dealmaking and risk turning on her when the deal goes before another summit next week for final approval. Her own political allies at home on Tuesday hinted at...
  • Judge Declares Indiana’s Syrian Refugee Order Unconstitutional (Obama Appointee)

    03/01/2016 11:59:11 AM PST · by xzins · 25 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 1 Mar 16 | Jacob Gershman
    Indiana unconstitutionally discriminated against Syrian refugees by freezing federal funds that were supposed to help fleeing families resettle in the state, a federal judge has ruled. The decision is the latest legal setback for state efforts to resist plans by the Obama administration to bring in thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing the civil war in that country. According to a lawyer involved, it marks the first time a court has ruled that a state opposing the resettlement process violated the U.S. Constitution. In other cases, like one Texas, states have sued to block Syrians from moving into their borders. Law...
  • Man Charged with 'Viciously' Sexually Assaulting, Kidnapping Woman: Hamden Police. (Iraqi)

    02/28/2016 3:38:24 AM PST · by raybbr · 12 replies
    The Patch.com ^ | 2/26/2016 | Vincent Salzo
    The woman left a bar and believed she was entering an Uber car, police said. The suspect fled the country but recently tried to re-enter. HAMDEN, CT - Hamden Police have charged a man with “viciously” sexually assaulting and kidnapping a woman who had left a New Haven bar and thought she was getting into an Uber car, according to police. Ahmad Bahjat, 29, who had fled to Canada within 24 hours of the incident and took two subsequent flights to Turkey and Jordan, was arrested by Hamden Police on Friday. Within 24 hours of the incident, Bahjat, who has...
  • Why Donald Trump could win the US Republican presidential nomination

    02/21/2016 12:49:34 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 50 replies
    The Times of India ^ | Sunday, February 21, 2016 | AFP
    <p>Caption - So long as the remaining votes are divided between other candidates, as occurred in the first three nomination contests, Trump appears unbeatable.</p> <p>Washington: Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has in the past eight months defied his critics and proven his White House bid is not simply a surreal stunt.</p>
  • Muslim Migrant Surge: GOP Worried about Thousands Obama is "Interviewing" in Jordan to Bring Here

    02/13/2016 4:18:15 PM PST · by Lera · 24 replies
    PamelaGeller ^ | 2/13/16 | Pamela Geller
    The Obama administration is sending officials to Jordan to interview thousands of Muslim refugees for the U.S. refugee resettlement program. Does the Obama administration believe that jihadists hellbent on attacking America will be forthright and truthful during these interviews? The Lebanese education minister said there are 20,000 active jihadists among the refugees in his country. The Islamic state said in February 2015 that they would be sending half a million refugees to the West. And the Islamic state has vowed to attack the US and Europe. Why is Obama bringing a jihad army to America? The GOP better do more...
  • Iraqi migrant Rapes A 10-year-old Boy At A Swimming Pool In Vienna

    02/06/2016 5:01:36 PM PST · by Iron Munro · 34 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | February 2016 | James Dunn
    Iraqi migrant Rapes A 10-year-old Boy At A Swimming Pool In Vienna And Tells Police It Was A 'sexual emergency' Because He Hadn't Had Sex In Months * - Migrant, 20, arrived in Austria via Balkans in September and was taxi driver * - Raped boy in cubicle of Resienbad pool - then had fun on the diving board * - Told police he knew it was wrong - but he had not had sex for four months * - Said that he was not 'always sick' as he has a wife and a child back in Iraq A 10-year-old...
  • Paris attack leader said he slipped in with 90 extremists

    02/04/2016 12:08:09 PM PST · by BeauBo · 19 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 4 Feb 2016 | LORI HINNANT
    PARIS (AP) -- The Belgian who led the Nov. 13 attacks on Paris bragged that he slipped into France with a group of 90 extremists from Europe and the Middle East, according to testimony from the woman who tipped police to his location. In an interview aired Thursday by RMC television and confirmed by her lawyer, the woman identified only as Sonia said Abdelhamid Abaaoud was proud of the attack that killed 130 people. ...She asked him whether he had come in with Syrian refugees and he told her he came in a group without any documents. "There are Syrians,...
  • Full Extent of Germany Migrant Sex Attacks Revealed – Incidents in 75 Per Cent Of The Country

    01/25/2016 4:54:01 PM PST · by xzins · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Jan 16 | Donna Rachel Edmund
    Cologne-style sex attacks by migrant gangs occurred in 12 of Germany's 16 states, or 75 per cent, on New Year's Eve, as revealed by German police. Although localised reports of attacks emerged almost immediately via social media, the full scale of the phenomenon is only now becoming clear – and it's having a devastating effect on German society. Some 1,049 men and women were victimised in Cologne on New Year's Eve, subject to a litany of crimes ranging from pickpocketing to gang rape at the hands of migrants and asylum seekers. ... a report by the German Judicial Police (BKA),...
  • The Invasion of Europe [Joel 1-2, Revelation 9]

    01/25/2016 3:11:43 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 9 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1/16/2016 | SneakySnake
    People of Europe, you are importing a regressive culture. Sure there are some civilized, intelligent, good hearted people among the refugees but the fact of the matter is that way more people are using this Syrian war crisis as an excuse to get into your countries illegally. Don't be fooled, those are not scholars, those people do not appreciate your culture, they are not thankful, they are violent and will take over your countries, count on it. Stand up for your rights! If you don't, your kids will live in a 3rd world country where white Europeans will be discriminated...
  • Japan accepts 27 refugees last year, rejects 99%

    01/24/2016 4:27:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Global Post ^ | January 22, 2016 | Agence France-Presse
    Japan accepted only 27 refugees last year and rejected almost all applications, officials said Saturday, as rights groups urged the government to allow more people in. The country has long been nervous about an influx of refugees into its homogeneous society and has tightly restricted the number it accepts. Of the thousands seeking refugee status, five were Syrian, only three of which were accepted -- a far cry from the massive influx of Syrians into Europe from the war-torn Middle East nation last year....
  • What you needed to know about Wilson-Fish (refugee resettlement by NGO's with your tax dollars)

    01/19/2016 3:57:02 AM PST · by x_plus_one · 5 replies
    Refugee Resettlement Watch ^ | 27 May 2014 | Ann Corcoran
    If you live in one of the following 11 states you should be paying close attention to how the program is run in your state and begin questioning whether the federal government has the constitutional authority to pass off a federal program to a non-profit group which effectively eliminates, or nearly eliminates, any state control of how state tax dollars are spent. Do you live in one of these Wilson-Fish states? Alabama, Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee or Vermont. ***Update*** There are 12 W-F states at this time (Oct. 2015): Alabama, Alaska, Colorado, Idaho,...
  • Muslim registered as refugee a week before he murdered 11 in Istanbul

    01/18/2016 1:47:05 PM PST · by Lera · 11 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | January 13, 2016 | Robert Spencer
    He registered as a refugee, made his way to Istanbul, and blew up eleven people for the Islamic State. Solution: bring in hundreds of thousands more refugees. What could possibly go wrong? “Face of a killer: Turkish police release first mugshot of the Istanbul ISIS bomber who registered as a refugee one week before he blew himself up, killing 11,” by Simon Tomlinson, Sara Malm and Imogen Calderwood, Mailonline, January 13, 2016:
  • Pope Francis: Countries that Take in Refugees Must Change

    01/17/2016 7:04:08 PM PST · by Lera · 88 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | January 17, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Some interesting tidbits from Pope Francis' statement on migrants and refugees. Via Andrew Stuttaford at the National Review. "Migration movements are now a structural reality, and our primary issue must be to deal with the present emergency phase by providing programmes which address the causes of migration and the changes it entails, including its effect on the makeup of societies and peoples." "At this moment in human history, marked by great movements of migration, identity is not a secondary issue. Those who migrate are forced to change some of their most distinctive characteristics and, whether they like or not, even...
  • Why is Swedish government training Muslims, posing as 'refugees,' to be snipers? [Deuteronomy 28]

    01/16/2016 12:19:23 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 30 replies
    Shoebat.com ^ | 1/15/2016 | Shoebat Foundation
    By BI: SWEDEN is funding a sniper training course for recently-arrived Third World Muslim invaders as part of their "integration program"—despite the ever-growing Muslim migrant terrorist attacks and mass rapes across Europe. The almost unbelievable plunge into insanity started two years ago and was reported in a positive pro-refugee light by the Allehanda newspaper in Sweden, under the title "Fired up for Sniping," (Laddade for prickskytte, literally "Charged up for Sniping") and shows a large number of Third Worlders being taught how to target shoot with sniper rifles on a formal shooting ground in Solleftea, central Sweden. The Allehanda informs...
  • Ten "Refugees" under Terror suspicion

    01/15/2016 8:51:56 PM PST · by Katya · 9 replies
    Ten Refugees are being held and accused of planning a terrorist act, by the Attorney Generals office of Frankfurt, Germany. They have been living in a refugee home, and previously were fighting in Syria. **They are not reporting many details other than they seem to all be majority men... though that has not been verified as the state has not released much information. Since 2013 200 individuals have been charged with similar crimes, the punishment ranges from six months to ten years in prison.Germany is sadly lenient on most crime.
  • 15 Year Old Boy Stabbed To Death By Arab Migrant: Was Protecting Girl from Sex Assault [Isaiah 24]

    01/15/2016 7:07:32 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 27 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | 1/15/2016 | Oliver Lane
    The parents of 15 year old Lithuanian boy Arminas Pileckas have blasted Sweden and the Swedish media for cowardice in the face of the migrant threat, and for covering up the murder of their son. Arminas Pileckas, a native of northern European state Lithuania was living in Sweden with his parents when he was brutally murdered on Monday by an “Arab” — reportedly Syrian — migrant classmate. It is reported that Arminas intervened to protect a female school-mate from being sexually assaulted in December, only to have the Syrian he defended her from stab him in the back and through...
  • Obama administration to expand number of refugees admitted to U.S.

    01/13/2016 9:41:43 AM PST · by Beowulf9 · 19 replies
    https://www.washingtonpost.com ^ | January 13 2016 | Carol Morello
    The United States will increase the number of refu­gees it admits to allow in more people fleeing violence in Ccentral America, Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Wednesday. In a speech at the National Defense University, Kerry said the expansion of the Refugee Admissions Program will be directed toward people from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, to “offer them a safe and legal alternative to the dangerous journey many are currently tempted to begin, making them easy prey for human smugglers who have no interest but their own profits.”
  • The Clash of Cultures

    01/12/2016 12:05:16 PM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 12, 2016 | D.W. Wilber
    The reports coming out of European and Scandinavian countries indicate that sexual assaults against women by Muslim men have become nearly epidemic in some cities, with European women regularly being attacked by military age Middle Eastern males who left their homelands and sought refuge, and were welcomed in by the governments of these nations. Yet until the most recent attacks occurring in the German city of Cologne, one might never have even know it was happening, since any news media coverage of this problem has been lacking both in Europe and here in the United States. But why have marauding...
  • Germany brings out water cannons...against the German people

    01/10/2016 4:52:32 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 20 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10 Jan, 2016 | Carol Brown
    In response to mass rape perpetuated by Muslim men against German women over New Year's eve, PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of Europe) organized a demonstration. It was held in a "multi-cultural" district of west Germany that has been supportive of Merkel's open door immigration policy. Even so, 3,000 people turned out on short notice for the rally. Breitbart reports that the demonstration began with speeches, including announcements that alcohol, glass bottles, and face-coverings were banned. Despite PEGIDA's attempts to ensure a peaceful event, a small number of attendees (from outside of Cologne) began to cause trouble by throwing...
  • Syrian refugee among first lady's guests for State of Union

    01/10/2016 2:14:16 PM PST · by PROCON · 37 replies
    AP ^ | Jan. 10, 2016 | KEVIN FREKING
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A Syrian scientist stricken with cancer and seeking a new start for his family in Michigan will represent Syrian refugees as a guest of first lady Michelle Obama for the president's final State of the Union address. President Barack Obama has committed to accepting an additional 10,000 Syrian refugees, but some Republican lawmakers and presidential candidates are critical of the expansion. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, for example, noted the recent arrest of two Iraqi refugees.
  • A Failure by Germany’s Elite

    01/08/2016 10:19:06 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 17 replies
    One day after the news broke that a crowd of about a thousand men of Middle Eastern and North African appearance had molested women in central Cologne on New Year's Eve, German authorities are in hot water. First there's the Mayor, Henriette Reker, who at a press conference today appeared to be blaming the victim. As the Guardian reports:
  • Iraqi Refugee Arrested in Houston Terror Plot: Officials

    01/07/2016 6:09:56 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 29 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | Jan 7, 2016 | By Julie Fine
    Authorities say they have arrested two people on terrorism-related charges in Texas and California. Federal officials said 24-year-old Omar Faraj Al Hardan, a Palestinian born in Iraq, was arrested in Houston on Thursday. According to the federal indictment, Al Hardan has been charged with three counts alleging that he attempted to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a designated foreign terrorist organization. He is charged with one count each of attempting to provide material support to ISIL, procurement of citizenship or naturalization unlawfully and making false statements. Federal authorities told NBC News that...
  • Feds: Sacramento Terror Suspect Talked About Joining ISIS

    01/07/2016 7:42:18 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 14 replies
    CBS 13 Sacramento ^ | Jan 7, 2016 | N/A
    The U.S. Attorneys Office confirms federal agents were involved in a “national security arrest” today in Sacramento and a second in Houston. The suspect arrested in Sacramento has been identified the U.S. Attorney’s Office as 23-year-old Aws Mohammad Younis Al-Jayab. He was born in Iraq and emigrated from Syria to the United States as a refugee in October 2012. The criminal complaint alleges Al-Jayab lied to federal agents about traveling to the Middle East, where he is believed to have associated with members of a terrorist organization. He reportedly told investigators that in late 2013 he went to Turkey to...
  • Alleged terror threat busted in Houston

    01/07/2016 5:37:04 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 10 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | January 7, 2016 | Mike Ward
    A man identified as an Iraqi refugee has been arrested in Houston as part of a federal investigation into an alleged terrorist plan with links to two other U.S. cities, state officials confirmed Thursday. Federal officials would not immediately confirm details, but Gov. Greg Abbott and other officials said the suspect is believed to have provided support to terrorists -- including connections to ISIS.
  • Obama,Merkel,Cameron:If your Daughters were raped by Muslim refugees you would feel differently

    12/31/2015 10:46:20 AM PST · by Starman417 · 45 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 12-31-15 | DrJohn
    The new Nazis of Germany are sacrificing their own citizens for the sake of Muslim immigrants. Police have been ordered to cover up crimes committed by "immigrants" so as not to reveal their true extent. German officials have ordered a cover-up of crimes committed by migrants to prevent causing alarm, a local newspaper has claimed.Asylum seekers are being recruited across the country as cheap drug dealers as well as petty thieves, says German newspaper, Bild - the biggest daily paper in the country. The paper accused the police of covering up the extent of migrant crimes in order to stop...
  • The word ‘refugee’ has no meaning any more

    12/28/2015 11:12:54 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/28/15 | Arthur Weinreb
    It seems these people fleeing for their lives were just not ready to come to Canada.They were too busy saying goodbye to family and friends and those with assets needed time to sell them In the olden days, “refugee” or more specifically, “Convention refugee” had a specific legal meaning. That was before Western governments became enamoured with the migrants that were swarming into Europe from the Middle East. Under the 1951 Geneva Convention, Convention refugee was defined as “someone who owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group,...
  • German police tackle mass brawl at Berlin refugee shelter

    12/27/2015 12:10:44 PM PST · by Steely Tom · 27 replies
    The Daily Star ^ | 29 November | Gabi Sajonz-Grimm, John O'Donnell
    BERLIN: Hundreds of refugees fought each other on Sunday in a mass brawl at a Berlin shelter and more than 100 police were called in to restore order, in an episode underlining the challenges Germany faces in handling hundreds of thousands of migrants. Although violent incidents in such centres are frequent, the chaos in the shelter at Berlin's disused Tempelhof airport, which erupted as lunch was being served, was worse than normal. "There were apparently many hundreds of people involved," a spokesman for the police told Reuters TV. Police made an unspecified number of arrests. Michael Elias, who is in...
  • Martin O'Malley: Jesus was a refugee [Fleeing from Herod's "Death Gangs"]

    12/26/2015 7:31:36 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/26/2015 | Rick Moran
    Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley invoked the name of Jesus as he decried the plan by the administration to deport hundreds of illegal alien families. The Hill: __________________________ Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley says plans to deport hundreds of illegal immigrants in a series of raids are not befitting of the Christmas season. "A Christmas Refugee Roundup sounds like something [Donald Trump] would concoct," O'Malley tweeted Thursday. "Remember: Jesus was a refugee child who fled death gangs." O'Malley's comments come hours after reports emerged that the Department of Homeland Security is planning a push to deport hundreds of immigrants from...
  • Wood huts to replace Ikea refugee shelters

    12/24/2015 2:16:33 AM PST · by csvset · 33 replies
    The Local ^ | 23 december 2015
    The city of Zurich plans to house asylum seekers in 62 chipboard huts to replace Ikea refugee shelters that it rejected last week after they failed a fire test. The chipboard structures will be assembled by employees of a local company between now and New Year's Day to house up to 250 people, the city announced on Tuesday. Last Friday, Zurich city councillor Raphael Golta unveiled a large hall filled with dozens of Ikea ready-to-assemble Ikea shelters. But just a few hours later authorities were forced to announce that the partly plastic shelters did not live up to Swiss fire...
  • Exclusive: FBI Video Shows Al Qaeda in Kentucky Handling Heavy Weapons

    11/20/2013 8:06:11 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 98 replies
    ABC ^ | Nov 20, 2013 | By James Gordon Meek
    An al Qaeda-linked terrorist, who was resettled in the U.S. as an Iraq War refugee after allegedly killing American soldiers, was caught on camera in Kentucky handling heavy weapons that the FBI said he believed would be sent to insurgents back in Iraq. The 2010 video, obtained exclusively by ABC News, was part of a broader ABC News investigation into the flawed refugee vetting program, which officials said may have let “dozens” of terrorists into the country. READ FULL EXCLUSIVE: US May Have Let ‘Dozens’ of Terrorists Into Country as Refugees In the video, Waad Ramadan Alwan is seen expertly...
  • VIDEO: Senior ‘Homeland’ official struggles to answer questions about refugee screening

    12/13/2015 8:55:54 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 16 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | December 11, 2015 | Victor Skinner
    The Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Screening Coordination in the Department of Homeland Security had one job Thursday: answer questions about the review of Syrian refugees. She couldn’t do it. “I would like to see if you could give us some numbers, so that the committee and the American people have this information,” Ohio U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, co-chairman of a joint subcommittee hearing on “Terrorism and the Visa Waiver Program,” told senior DHS employee Kelli Ann Burriesci yesterday. In a 5 minute exchange posted to YouTube, he questioned: “How many Syrian refugees have entered the United States...
  • A Call to Reject all Hateful Speech and Actions Against our Muslim Friends and Neighbors

    12/13/2015 4:37:55 AM PST · by lightman · 91 replies
    The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America ^ | The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
    The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Englewood, New Jersey As Orthodox Christians, we take to heart the commandments of our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ, especially the commandment that He has told us is the greatest, that is “You shall love your neighbor as yourself” (Matthew 22:39). We have watched with dismay as several public figures have played on the fear which they assume has swept over this country. Specifically, a recent news release from the Trump campaign has called for “a total and complete shutdown of all Muslims entering the United States”. We reject in...
  • Trump sticks to his guns on barring Muslims from US

    12/09/2015 1:05:44 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 13 replies
    The Pioneer ^ | Wednesday, December 9, 2015 | IANS
    Washington - In the face of widespread criticism from across the political spectrum, Republican presidential frontrunner stuck to his guns over his controversial call to bar Muslims from entering the US. With his supporters largely backing him, the real estate mogul and reality TV celebrity projected the call as a temporary move in response to terrorism. He even invoked President Franklin D. Roosevelt's authorisation of the detention of Japanese, German and Italian immigrants during World War II as a precedent. "This is a president highly respected by all; he did the same thing," Trump told MSNBC Tuesday. The nation was...
  • Catholic San Bernardino Victim Fled Islamic Extremism in Iran

    12/04/2015 6:08:55 AM PST · by quesney · 11 replies
    One of the victims of the San Bernardino massacre was an Iranian Roman Catholic who had fled Iran in 1987 to “escape Islamic extremism and the persecution of Christians that followed the Iranian Revolution,” according to a statement released by her family. Bennetta Betbadal, 46, was among 14 people killed on Wednesday at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino by terrorists Syed Farook and his wife. The San Bernardino Sun reported that Betbadal (third from left, above) left Iran at the age of 18, first living in New York City and then relocating to California, where she married her...
  • In California, 27 Iraqi Christian Refugees Refused Asylum (Muslims accepted)

    12/03/2015 3:02:53 PM PST · by NYer · 15 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | December 3, 2015 | Jim Graves
    An Iraqi Christian woman fleeing the violence in the Iraqi city of Mosul sits inside the Sacred Heart of Jesus Chaldean Church in Telkaif, Iraq, in July 2014. (CNS photo/Reuters) While the US government has approved the entry of thousands of Syrian Muslim refugees fleeing war in their country, 27 Iraqi Chaldean Catholics, seeking to escape violence and anti-Christian persecution in their homeland, were denied entry into the United States last month. The Chaldeans were held at the Otay Detention Center near San Diego, California, and the majority had family in the area willing to take them in and...
  • 112 cases of dengue fever confirmed on Hawaii Island

    11/30/2015 6:38:41 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    The state Dept. of Health confirmed on Monday, Nov. 30, that there were 112 cases of dengue fever on Hawaii Island, up five from Friday, Nov. 27. Officials say 98 residents and 14 visitors were affected by the locally acquired disease. Eighty-six cases involved adults and 26 have been children (under 18 years of age). All are recovering, officials said. The onset of illness ranges between Sept. 11 through Nov. 20, 2015. As of Monday, a total of 262 reported potential cases have been excluded based on test results and/or not meeting case criteria. ... Health officials say while the...