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Number of Refugees Sent to Michigan Increased 43 Percent Year-to-Date

Bureaucrats in the State Department and the Office of Refugee Resettlement have decided that Michigan should have more refugees of all sorts, and Syrian refugees in particular. In FY 2015, 3,013 refugees arrived in Michigan, of which 180 were from Syria, according to the Office of Refugee Resettlement.

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Brother Informed FBI About Iranian Refugee Who Joined ISIS

Dr. Jabbar Fazeli told the Bangor Daily News on Wednesday that he informed the FBI in 2014 that his brother Adnan, an Iranian refugee resettled in the United States by the federal government in 2008, had returned to the Middle East to fight for ISIS.

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Read the Scary Descriptions of Refugees by Idaho Refugee Agency

TWIN FALLS, IDAHO—The Idaho Office For Refugees wants to sell employers on hiring refugees but actually ends up giving very contradictory—and sometimes downright frightening—information on potential refugee hires in their official publications.

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Revolving Door Sends Millions to Refugee Resettlement Agency Run by Former Clinton and Obama Appointees

A revolving door in the Democratic administrations of Bill Clinton and Barack Obama has sent millions of dollars in federal funding to the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants [USCRI], which is led by two former directors of the Office of Refugee Resettlement [ORR], the federal office that selects the voluntary agencies [VOLAGs] who get lucrative federal contracts to resettle refugees.

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Vermont Hides Role of Refugees in Tripling of TB

Neither the Vermont Department of Health nor the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants-Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program, the local resettlement agency hired by the federal government, are admitting how much of the TB increase is from resettled refugees.

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Migrants Bring Multi-Drug Resistant TB to Wisconsin

The introduction of MDR TB to the United States represents a serious public health threat, since its successful treatment is uncertain and very expensive. Active TB can usually be treated successfully in six to nine months at a cost of $17,000 per patient, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), but MDR TB treatment costs over $150,000 per patient and can take between 20 and 26 months.

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Rutland: How a Mayor Conspired in Secret to Resettle Syrians in Small Vermont Town

Last year, the mayor of a small town in Vermont met in secret with representatives of the refugee resettlement industry, offering his town as a new resettlement destination for unvetted Syrian migrants. In beginning these negotiations, Rutland mayor Chris Louras violated the city charter and set off a firestorm of protest throughout the city and in surrounding communities.

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Measles Outbreak in Memphis Began at Mosque

The first reported case of a person with measles in the recent Memphis outbreak, which now numbers seven confirmed cases, was at a local mosque on April 15, according to the Shelby County Health Department.

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Sen. John Hoeven Showing Misunderstanding of Refugee Resettlement Program

North Dakota is one of fourteen states that have withdrawn from the federal refugee resettlement program. In those states, the Obama administration has hired voluntary agencies [VOLAGs] to continue to resettle refugees under the questionable statutory authority of the Wilson-Fish alternative program.

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Texas Leads Nation in Refugee Resettlement

Texas leads the nation in refugee resettlement despite objections from the governor and a lawsuit from the state. The Lone Star State is now home to 2,677 refugees who have been settled in the state since October 2015. While Texas is followed closely by California, who has resettled 2,654 refugees, the next closest state is Washington with about half that resettled in Texas, according to information obtained from the U.S. Department of State by Breitbart Texas.

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GOP Leaders Silent on Refugee Funding in Omnibus

Following GOP frontrunner Donald Trump’s call for a temporary pause on Muslim migration, Congressional GOP leaders refused to say whether the omnibus bill would fund President Obama’s resettlement of Muslim refugees, and whether the omnibus would allow Obama to continue distributing the same large number of visas and green cards to Muslim migrants.

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