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Administration Scores Two Big Wins on Refugee Resettlement

By Joe Guzzardi On refugee issues, two recent successes are encouraging, and may lead to a sensible approach to how America should resettle migrants. This week the United States, at President Donald Trump’s insistence and with Secretary of State Rex...

Anne Richard, Asst. Sec. of State: we want to ramp-up the Syrian numbers and “streamline” security screening

You know what “streamline” means!  It is the acceptable way to say “lessen” the security screening for the UN-chosen, mostly Muslim Syrians we are admitting to the US. Here is Reuters reporting on Richard’s NPR interview yesterday: A State Department refugee...

Congress must press Obama Administration on Syrian refugee admission proposal; hold hearings

We’ve been aware for several years that the Administration each September must consult with the House and Senate Judiciary Committees on the President’s refugee resettlement plan for the upcoming year which must lay out how many refugees we will...

Kerry briefs Senators, says we will take more Syrian refugees in coming year; shame on McCain!

Secretary of State John Kerry is probably getting a tongue-lashing at this very moment from refugee resettlement contractors who want the President to raise the ante and permit 200,000 refugees to be admitted to the US. The norm from the...

97% of Syrian refugees admitted to US in 2015 are Muslims

We have been reporting from time to time the number of Syrian refugees admitted to the US.  You know that the resettlement contractors and the Senate Jihad Caucus are looking for the US to resettle 65,000 before Obama leaves...

President to Decide on Refugee Quota for FY2016

Will Congress lift a finger to protect America? It is September and as we speak, the Obama Administration (US State Department) is putting its final touches on their annual Determination Letter and accompanying report to Congress. The new fiscal year begins...