USCRI gets big federal grant to teach senior refugees English

Why do they need to speak English if they aren’t going out into the workplace?

Because, of course, USCRI (one of nine federal refugee contractors***) and others on the No Borders Left want to be sure they can pass a citizenship test and ultimately vote.

In 2016, Albany USCRI director, Jill Peckenpaugh, said USCRI, which controls the turf there, had admitted over 3,000 refugees to Albany since 2005.

And, know that even if the refugee flow into the country is slowing down, federal grants are still going out for various and sundry ‘needs’ of the refugee community.
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Arrogant Church World Service closes doors in Poughkeepsie

“And when half the community didn’t agree with this program, they were called racists, bigots and so on.” (Poughkeepsie resident David Cole)   We reported about ten days ago that this was in the cards for Church World Service’s resettlement office where citizens complained “loudly” that they  opposed the opening in the first place, but […]
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