Syrian-RefugeesAP

Number of Syrian Refugees Resettled in Nevada May Soar in FY 2017

Should this pace of Syrian refugee resettlement continue for the remaining 340 days of the fiscal year, 335 Syrian refugees will be resettled in the state, a more than 400 percent increase from the 60 Syrian refugees resettled there in FY 2016.

Refugees

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.

Tuberculosis (Karin Schermbrucker / Associated Press)

Tennessee Health Dept. and Catholic Charities Fail to Make Refugee TB Health Data Public

NASHVILLE, Tennessee—Both the Tennessee Department of Health and the VOLAG (voluntary agency) that administers the refugee resettlement program in the Volunteer State, Catholic Charities of Tennessee’s Tennessee Office for Refugees, are failing to make public critical information on refugee tuberculosis (TB) health care.

Refugees mainly from Syria, Iran and Iraq are seen inside a registration camp on March 12, 2016 in Moria, Greece.

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North Dakota is one of fourteen states that have withdrawn from the federal refugee resettlement program.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.

Priest PATRICK SEMANSKY AP

Unholy Alliance: Christian Charities Profit from $1 Billion Fed Program to Resettle Refugees, 40 Percent Muslim

Though they are officially “non-profit” organizations, Catholic Charities, Lutheran Social Services, and several other Christian organizations are profiting from lucrative contracts with the federal government to resettle refugees in the United States. Of the 100,000 refugees resettled in the United States in 2014 under the Refugee Resettlement program, an estimated 40 percent were Muslims.