Tag: Refugees

Hillary for More Amnesty in US After European Migration Comments Cause Backlash

Hillary Clinton on Friday called for comprehensive amnesty reform in the United States that would give a path to citizenship to “millions” of illegal immigrants after her comments about the need for Europe to curb the migration of refugees caused backlash among left-wing activists. “I have always been and remain a staunch advocate of comprehensive […]

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Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Caravan Migrants are ‘Refugees’ with ‘Legal’ Right to Asylum in U.S.

Socialist Democrat candidate for Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York’s 14th District says the caravan of between 7,000 and 10,000 migrants is comprised of “refugees” who have a right to claim and seek asylum in the United States. Ocasio-Cortez, who has led the Democrat Party’s “abolish ICE” movement, said the migrant caravan headed to the U.S.-Mexico […]

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DHS Spox: If You Say the Magic Words, ‘I’m Scared,’ We Let You into America

Homeland Security Spokesperson Katie Waldman said migrants seeking entry to the U.S. are essentially allowed in if they claim to have “credible fear” of unjustifiable persecution in their countries of origin. She offered her remarks on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Sunday in an interview with Breitbart News Deputy Political Editor Amanda House. Waldman said, “I can you […]

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Over 30,000 Displaced from Idlib Already, Syria Faces Worst Catastrophe of Brutal Civil War

The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Monday that over 30,000 people have already fled their homes in the Idlib province of Syria, as dictator Bashar Assad and his allies in Russia and Iran step up air and artillery strikes. The U.N. warned that Assad’s invasion of Idlib could be […]

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PICTURES: Protesters Stage ‘Mourning March’ in Chemnitz for Victims of Killer Migrants

Thousands of protesters staged a ‘mourning march’ in Chemnitz for people believed to have been killed by migrants, following the fatal stabbing of Daniel Hillig. 23-year-old Alaa S., from Syria, and 22-year-old Yousif A., from Iraq, were arrested following Mr Hillig’s death. Revelations that the Iraqi suspect had a string of convictions for crimes including […]

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Amid Sex Abuse Scandal Catholic Bishops Want More Taxpayer-Funded Refugees

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) began circulating a petition to President Trump last month through its Justice for Immigrants campaign that urges him to authorize the resettlement of “at least” 75,000 refugees in the United States in FY 2019. One of the nine voluntary agencies that have collectively been paid billions of federal […]

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Poll: Plurality of Minnesota Voters Say State Has ‘Too Many Refugees’

A new Suffolk University/St. Cloud Times poll released on Thursday shows that a plurality of Minnesota voters say the state has “too many refugees.” Forty-four percent of likely Minnesota voters say the state has “too many refugees,” while 38 percent say the number of refugees in the state is “just right.” A mere ten percent […]

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Trump White House releases new numbers on migrant kids it separated from parents

An update on the children of migrants who were forcibly separated from their family members by federal agents, at the orders of Donald Trump. From Jacob Soboroff of NBC News: BREAKING: Trump administration releases latest numbers on migrant kids it separated from parents. This is most detailed data we’ve seen so far. ➡️ 2,654 total […]

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More Than Half of Foreign Refugees Are on Taxpayer-Funded Food Stamps

More than half of the annual inflow of foreign refugees arriving in the United States are on food stamps, a government report reveals. Since 2008, as Breitbart News reported, the U.S. has permanently resettled more than 1.7 million foreign nationals and refugees through a variety of humanitarian programs like the Special Immigrant Juveniles and the Nicaraguan Adjustment […]

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‘Club Gitmo’ is now for children, too

As at Guantánamo, those children were also being subjected to a regime of intentional abuse. The cruel and inhuman treatment began, of course, with the trauma of separation from their parents and often from their siblings as well, since children of different genders were sent to different facilities (or at least different parts of the […]

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Ebola in a war zone: what could go wrong?

A few days after skipping out on the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ebola decided, ‘nah,’ cropping back up in a town of around 60,000 potential carriers called Mangina, located in Congo’s North Kivu province. Since the latest outbreak was identified, four people have died of the hemorrhagic fever. The World Health Organization is hoping that […]

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Trump admin, led by Stephen Miller, reportedly considering slashing refugee admissions to record low

The Trump administration, led by Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen, are making asylum claims for domestic violence victims at the U.S./Mexico border a near-impossibility, in a move that will quite literally send thousands of people back to their deaths. But even then, this White House is still not yet finished attacking […]

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WATCH: Boatloads of Illegal Migrants Storm Spanish Tourist Beaches and Scatter

Pressure on Spain’s maritime border is increasing, with videos showing boatloads of illegal migrants crashing into busy tourist beaches circulating online as the country overtakes Italy and Greece as the EU’s major weak point. Footage shared by Diario de Cádiz on Twitter shows an entire boatload of migrants landing in the middle of the packed tourist […]

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Trump team’s refusal to grant asylum to domestic violence victims is putting them in harm’s way

A Honduran asylum seeker and her child In a Mother Jones piece about Trump Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ orders that domestic abuse and gang violence victims would no longer be considered as having valid asylum claims upon their arrival in the United States, is a brief mention of one particular asylum-seeker who Sessions has victimized all […]

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Illegal Migrant Sea Crossings to Europe in 2018 Break 55,000

Migrant sea crossings to Europe in 2018 have broken 55,000, with Spain outstripping Italy and Greece as the number one point of arrival for the first time following the installation of a Socialist government in Madrid. Numbers overall are down from 2017, 2016, and 2015, when German chancellor Angela Merkel’s open door invitation to ‘refugees’ […]

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Groups escalate opposition to ‘anti-immigrant zealot’ nominated to refugee aid post

Human rights and faith organizations are only escalating their opposition to State Department nominee Ronald Mortensen, a xenophobe recently exposed for screeds vilifying immigrants and refugees. Despite having literally worked for an anti-immigrant hate group, the Trump administration has nominated Mortensen to head State’s office for refugees.  The good news is that Mortensen’s nomination could be hanging on by a […]

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Justin Trudeau Appoints Border Minister to Handle Wave of Asylum Seekers

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday appointed a Member of Parliament as Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction as the country struggles to handle increased numbers of border-crossing asylum seekers. Lawmaker Bill Blair of Scarborough Southwest, a former Toronto police chief, will assume the role of “minister responsible for irregular migration.” He is tasked with helping […]

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Detained Immigrant Children Describe Being Cold And Hungry

SANTA ANA (AP) — Wet and muddy from their trek across the Mexican border, immigrant children say they sat or lay on the cold, concrete floor of the immigration holding centers where they were taken. It was hard to sleep with lights shining all night and guards kicking their feet, they say. They were hungry, […]

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University tweets no-nonsense message to people complaining about scholarships for refugees

Image: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images By Rachel Thompson2018-07-03 09:56:54 UTC A UK university has a message for anyone not on board with its plan to award 14 scholarships to refugees living locally — if you don’t like it, tough luck.  The University of Reading tweeted that it had received feedback about its plan to “offer up […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Polish Lawmaker Speaks Out After Cathy Newman’s Latest Car Crash Interview on Illegal Migration

Polish lawmaker Dominik Tarczyński has stuck to his guns following a frank interview on the migrant crisis with Cathy Newman, insisting his government will not take a single illegal migrant because that is what his party promised before the elections. The Channel 4 presenter, who became infamous online following her viral interview with Canadian scholar […]

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French Ambassador Praises Hungarian Prime Minister, Brands Muslims in France and Germany Anti-Semitic

A leaked confidential note from the French ambassador to Hungary has revealed praise for Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s migrant policy, and has drawn ire from French president Emmanuel Macron. In the confidential note, which was addressed to the Élysée Palace and top European Union officials, Ambassador Eric Fournier defends the Hungarian leader, saying that the migrant […]

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Updated Total: 1,898 Refugees Admitted into the U.S. in June

A total of 1,898 refugees were admitted into the United States in June, bringing the number during the first nine months of FY 2018 to 16,229. If the number of refugees admitted into the United States under the federal Refugee Admissions Program during the last three months of FY 2018 continue at the same rate, […]

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