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Boulder man creates website to help refugees... in their own part of the world
9 News

For Boulder-based web designer Andrew Baron, it was a trip to Lebanon that inspired his quest to help Syrian refugees forced from their homes.

Last month Baron launched a new website called Humanwire to help support those refugees.

Humanwire implores a sort of crowdfunding technique ...

"Even though you...

More immigrants from Muslim nations than population of D.C. - 680,000
Washington Examiner
President Obama's open-door immigration policy is set to accept more immigrants from Muslim nations over the next five years than the entire population of Washington, D.C., according to federal documents.   Figures from the Department of Homeland Security show that the president has already issued 680,000 green cards to...
Pew study finds several problems in the state-based drivers licenses for illegal aliens programs
Denver Post

...About a dozen states, from Vermont to California, have run into a range of problems as they have launched state-based programs to expand driving privileges to millions of residents [illegal aliens] living in the shadows, according to a new report.

These challenges include allegations of fraud in Vermont, trouble...

Obama administration's reminder: States lack authority to block refugees
OC Register

Amid a growing political controversy, the Obama administration on Wednesday reminded state officials across the country that states do not have legal authority to refuse to accept Syrian refugees.

The Office of Refugee Resettlement said in a letter to state resettlement officials that states may not deny benefits and...

Thousands of children crossed US-Mexico border in October

Nearly 5,000 unaccompanied [illegal alien] immigrant children were caught illegally crossing the U.S. border with Mexico in October, almost double the number from October 2014, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection data.

Also, in the figures released Tuesday, the number of family members crossing together...

New wave of Cuban immigrants reaches U.S., but through Texas, not Florida
LA Times

When Jordanis Perez fled Havana this spring for the United States, he decided his best chances weren't by boat to Florida, but by a route increasingly favored by thousands of Cuban migrants— by land to Texas.

The number of Cubans arriving at the southern border increased this year after President Obama and Cuban...

Deadly [imported] ‘kissing bug’ spreads to more than half of U.S.
Fox 31

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a deadly insect known as the "kissing bug" [Triatomine bug] has made its way into every southern state, impacting more than half of the United States.

The bug, also known as the triatomine bug, has been reported in several states. The bugs typically feed on the...

Migrants from all over world going to Central America, Mexico to join trek north to U.S.
Fox News Latino

One year after U.S. and Mexican authorities were almost overwhelmed by an unprecedented wave of undocumented Central American attempting to reach the U.S. through Mexico, migration in the region appears to have taken a new and somewhat unusual turn.

In recent weeks, migrants from countries of origin rarely seen...

Hillary Clinton In Boulder: Saying ‘Illegal Immigrants’ Was Poor Word Choice

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday her use of the term “illegal immigrants” was a “poor choice of words” and she pledged not to use it anymore, responding to criticism from immigration activists.

The Democratic presidential candidate was asked about her use of the term to describe people who are in the U.S....

Illegal alien children, non-Mexicans surge across border at record rate
Washington Times
The Southwest border has broken open in recent weeks, with non-Mexicans — and illegal immigrant children in particular — crossing at a record rate in October, according to Border Patrol statistics that suggest the administration’s victory lap earlier this year was premature.   Nearly 5,000 unaccompanied children were...
Appallingly dishonest Pew study on immigration trend from Mexico
Massive spike in net migration from Mexico since 2014
Conservative Review / American Renaissance

If you want to know the depths of dishonesty and obfuscation the liberal elite employ in order to distort the reality on any given issue, take a look at this Pew research report on immigration from Mexico. Pew claims that migration from Mexico is down to such a point that there is net out-migration–that is to say more...

The High Cost of Resettling Middle Eastern Refugees
Given limited funds, relocation to the U.S. may not be the most effective way to help
Center for Immigration Studies

As Americans continue to debate what to do about the humanitarian crisis in the Middle East, this analysis attempts to estimate the costs of resettling refugees from that region in the United States. Although we do not consider all costs, our best estimate is that in their first five years in the United States each refugee...

We Absolutely Need a Religious Test for Refugees

...there are very good reasons to apply a religious test to Syrian refugees. The first is that some religious groups–Yazidis and Christian Arabs in particular–have been singled out for slaughter, slavery, and expulsion. Unlike Sunni and Shia Muslims, who theoretically have support from neighboring states, the Yazidis and...

The best video on immigration/refugees you'll ever see
Immigration, World Poverty and Gumballs - NumbersUSA.com

Global humanitarian reasons for current U.S. immigration are tested in this updated version of immigration author and journalist Roy Beck's colorful presentation of data from the World Bank and U.S. Census Bureau. The 1996 version of this immigration gumballs presentation has been one of the most viewed immigration policy...

Latino voters want a president who'll create jobs; anti-immigrant candidates need not apply
9 News

Latino voters would be receptive to a presidential candidate who offers a convincing vision for growing the economy, but not if they oppose immigration reform.

That's the main takeaway from a poll of Latino voters conducted this month by Latino Decisions for the National Council of La Raza [The Race in English...

Bloomberg Poll: Most Americans Oppose Syrian Refugee Resettlement
American Renaissance
Most Americans want the U.S. to stop letting in Syrian refugees amid fears of terrorist infiltrations after the Paris attacks, siding with Republican presidential candidates, governors, and lawmakers who want to freeze the Obama administration’s resettlement program.   The findings are part of a Bloomberg Politics national...
Update on Congress, Obama, Syrian refugees and U.S. national security

House Just Stuck It To Obama With Hugely Defiant Vote – 47 Dems Joined In, Western Journalism, November 19, 2015.

Revolt: 22 Sitting GOP Governors Rebel Against President Obama Over Syrian Refugees,  Breitbart, November 16, 2015.

Rep. Brian Babin: Push the Pause Button on Refugee Resettlement, Breitbart,...

Obama actions shield most illegals from deportation even as courts stall amnesty
Washington Times
President Obama’s marquee deportation amnesty has been stalled by the courts, but the rest of his executive actions on immigration, announced exactly a year ago, are moving forward — including his move protecting more than 80 percent of illegal immigrants from any danger of deportation.   The amnesty, dubbed Deferred...
Tancredo: ISIS Wants to Nuke an American City: What Is Our Plan to Stop Them?
  News flash: The Islamists’ bloody war against the West is coming to our homeland, and we are not ready for it.   Perhaps Obama now realizes that ISIS is not the “jayvee” and is capable of committing atrocities of historical magnitude against the “infidels” in Europe and America.  I say “perhaps,” but actually, I doubt...
8 Syrians Caught at Texas Border in Laredo
Two federal agents operating under the umbrella of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are claiming that eight Syrian illegal aliens attempted to enter Texas from Mexico in the Laredo Sector. The federal agents spoke with Breitbart Texas on the condition of anonymity, however, a local president of the National Border...
2 men, one an illegal alien from Mexico, indicted for having nearly a ton of pot near Cedaredge
Denver Post

Two men have been indicted on federal charges after authorities found nearly a full ton of marijuana at a property near Cedaredge.

The Daily Sentinel of Grand Junction reports that 33-year-old Luis Adolfo Garcia and 23-year-old Luis Rios-Cortes were indicted Tuesday ...

Rios-Cortes, who has a Mexican...

Hickenlooper on White House call about refugees
The White House sought Tuesday to reassure U.S. governors concerned about accepting Syrian refugees.
7 News

As many as 10,000 Syrian refugees could be coming to American soil, including here to Colorado.              

Christopher Hill is the former ambassador to Iraq and now serves as the dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Hill said the screening could be...

Tancredo: Celebrating Diversity - one massacre at a time

Tom Tancredo made a post to his facebook page: Celebrating Diversity - one massacre at a time. 

The Denver Post article Former Colorado congressman Tom Tancredo suggests terrorism is coming in a bloody Facebook posting that is drawing criticism, November 18, 2015, includes comments from Tancredo regarding his post...

Multi-agency raids across Indianapolis target Mexican drug cartel; more than 20 arrested
Fox 59

n the pre-dawn darkness a convoy of more than a dozen state, federal and local vehicles, led by an armored Indiana State Police SWAT wagon, rolled up on the house with the red door in the 1100 block of Worcester Avenue on the city’s southeast side. Investigators were looking for the man known to run the Indianapolis branch...