Resettlement Contractors Lie to Protect Their Franchise

In the wake of the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, and the revelation that at least two of the terrorists were Syrian refugees, the governors of Texas, Alabama, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Arkansas, Louisiana, Indiana, and even Massachusetts, have announced they will seek to bar Syrian refugee resettlement in their states. As of Monday night they were joined by the governors of over twenty states with more doubttless to come. But the resettlement contractors have fired back. Based on the announcements by Michigan and Alabama, which came first, Church World Service President and CEO, Rev. John L. McCullough responded forcefully: For these governors to falsely assert that the U.S. refugee admissions program places their states at risk is utterly preposterous. Refugees are the single most scrutinized and vetted individuals to travel to the United States, undergoing more than seven security checks by intelligence agencies, including biometric tests, medical screenings and...(Read Full Article)