by BOB PRICE12 Jan 20162,265
The city of Amarillo now sports the dubious title of having the country’s highest ratio of refugees from Middle East nations. City officials are asking for a halt to the resettlement of these refugees because of the negative impact on their community.
Amarillo is now home to more than 1,000 refugees from the Middle East. This gives the city the highest ratio of refugees in the nation, Watchdog.org’s Kenric Ward reported. This has created problems for city and school officials.
Montana the latest state targeted for Syrian ‘refugees’
Published: 01/29/2016 at 7:33 PM
“The challenge we’re all talking about is that, we can only query against that (data) which we have collected,” Comey said. “And so if someone has never made a ripple in the pond in Syria in a way that would get their identity or their interest reflected in our database, we can query our database until the cows come home but there would be nothing show up because we have no record on it.
“You can only query what you have collected. And with respect to the Iraqi refugees, we had far more in our database because of our country’s work there, for a decade. This is a different situation.”
Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2015/10/fbi-no-way-to-screen-refugees-coming-to-u-s/#ttzLSyUe0QtKvkUw.99
Next week the Senate is planning to vote on H.R. 4038, a bill that would slam the door in the face of Iraqi and Syrian refugees who have been victimized by ISIS and Assad. Please write to your Members of Congress and tell them that our country should be a place of safety for those fleeing violence.
Fear and cowardice are not the way forward. ISIS has done terrible things but our reaction to them should not be to punish their victims. Refugees already face an intense, often multi-year screening process to ensure that they are not a threat. We should not make it harder for them. Instead our country should protect victims of torture, abuse, and other forms of violence. Please write to your Members of Congress today and tell them that you oppose H.R. 4038.
P.S. You can also extend a hand of welcome to refugees in your local community. We encourage you to think of ways you can also help local refugee families – whether by raising money, contributing time or goods, or making clear to your local elected leaders that you believe your community should be a welcoming one.
Uploaded on Nov 15, 2010
Trailer from the multi-award winning documentary Climate Refugees
Her film on international refugee law, No Place to Go, was made for Amnesty International Canada’s refugee program.
In a 2010 report in Refuge magazine, Murray predicted that by 2050, the world could see a mass exodus of 200 million environmental refugees fleeing homelands rendered uninhabitable by extreme weather, rising sea levels, and mega-droughts.
Published on Oct 27, 2015
This drone footage filmed near the Croatian border shows thousands of migrants and refugees crossing through farmland on foot.
People are outraged to see refugees with smartphones. They shouldn’t be.
What many in N. America consider to be a luxury is a necessity in Africa and the Middle East.
Read more: http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/gadgets-electronics/blogs/people-are-outraged-see-refugees-smartphones-they-shouldnt-be?utm_content=buffer7fb4f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=planetgreen#ixzz3mW69xuMR