Judicial Watch: ‘Unlawful’ State Dept ‘Stonewalled’ Request for Refugee Travel Loan, Taxpayer Loss Info

Judicial Watch announced on Feb. 7 that it filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of State after it “stonewalled” their Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for information regarding Refugee Travel Loans and associated taxpayer losses, an “unlawful delay that screams ‘cover up,’” according to Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.

The State Department’s Bureau for Population, Refugees, and Migration provides funding for the loans to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). In 2016, the Bureau “spent nearly $545 million to provide new beginngs to the world’s most vulnerable refugees,” according to their website.

The IOM, which joined the United Nations last year, provides interest-free loans, furnished by the State Department, to “all refugees arriving in the United States,” their website says.

These loans can be lucrative to refugee resettlement agencies. The Washington Post reported in December 2015 that refugee resettlement agencies contracted by the State Department collect over $5 million per year in Refugee Travel Loan commissions.

Judicial Watch is seeking records on the number of Refugee Travel Loans issued by the State Department to the IOM from 2010 to the present, including the number of loans defaulted on and the amount of money written off on each defaulted loan.

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where there is smoke there is fire

At least $545 million++++++ given out to "resettlement"  groups.   And cannot be accounted for.    So whose pockets have they greased.?????????

Like the Democratic activist folks who donated $2 million to Obama's campaign, I think, and got the contract to provide about 2 billion dollar, or so, Obama Phone distribution contract?  Yes, I wonder whose pockets are being filled?

The klintons?

The Hitllary State Department had multiple money funnels whereby she got money to the liberal progressive democrat muslim choices to "muddle" the middle east.

We are only now finding out the length and breadth of that mind boggling enterprise and it's HUGE cost to the American taxpayer.

While I dislike no peaceful peoples, I don't approve of the immigration of peoples we have nothing in common.  This country was created/founded by the white European peoples, this is our home, and it needs to be protected by our people.  We don't need our military in other countries.

In my city, about 25 years ago, I KNOW the government had to be behind the influx of foreigners to this city.  Before this city was a peaceful, clean city, it was 90% white.   Now it is 90% muslim, asian, hispanic,  indian, black, you name it.  And this happened  rapidly.  We have an enemy within our government.

Multiculturalism is a tool of the ungodly communist.  Bottom line, the enemy/satan want to destroy the God loving white people.   

As Bible Scripture says....Satan/serpent seed will use four dynasties to control/destroy in the latter days.....EDUCATION, POLITICS, ECONOMICS, RELIGION.  

For those that can see and hear, heed the warnings.  The last step, from what I understand, of a total tyranny is taking away the lawful citizens guns.

Watch a Netflix movie on your TV, called "Targeted".  It's about guns, government control.

I find it amazing that Judicial Watch can find out more and knows more than our CIA, FBI and all the rest. 

Again, there are so many moles, liberals, demorats and a host of other names I could call them still in position of power in our government. I'm not sure Trump can work it out in 4 years or maybe never. 

" ...The lawsuit is in response to the State Department’s failure to respond to Judicial Watch’s FOIA request seeking this information on February 5, 2016.

“This is an opportunity for the Trump State Department to come clean and clean up this refugee welfare program,” remarked Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton."

There are government standards for accounting that MUST be met or the law is broken and people need to go to jail...when it is said that one can not account for government funds... someone needs to go to jail, as there is no excuse for being unable to account for government funds.

Major fraud and theft is probable and the DOJ must act to identify those responsible... and then indict and jail them... where possible attempts to recover the funds must be part of the prosecution.

Hell's bells, Hillary's state dept. "misplacedl" 6, that's SIX BILLION DOLLARS.  She is still out breathing free air last I heard and no mention of charging her with anything.

Ooops, sorry, Norma, I didn't see your post and then posted almost the same info.

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Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee will be drafting a Resolution of Condemnation for the words used by President Trump about four members of the House of Representatives over the weekend.

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So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly......

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly......

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

....and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run. Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came. Then come back and show us how....

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

....and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run. Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came. Then come back and show us how....

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As Members of Congress, the only country we swear an oath to is the United States.

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Ilhan Omar  @IlhanMN

You are stoking white nationalism bc you are angry that people like us are serving in Congress and fighting against your hate-filled agenda.

“America's answer to the intolerant man is diversity, the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired.” -RFK

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When will the Radical Left Congresswomen apologize to our Country, the people of Israel and even to the Office of the President, for the foul language they have used, and the terrible things they have said. So many people are angry at them & their horrible & disgusting actions!

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