Obama to UN in 2013: We will take 50,000 from DR Congo off your hands

On and on it goes.

Refugee Resettlement Watch

That is what we learned here in June 2013when Anne Richard, then Asst. Secretary of State for Population Refugees and Migration for President Obama, announced the deal presumably to begin in Fiscal Year 2014 and continue for five years.

anne richard-and-unhcr Richard with then UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Gutteres who is now Secretary General of the UN.

I just checked the numbers (at Wrapsnet) and see that we have admitted 38,431 from FY14 to the present. So, expect UN pressure to take 11,569 more Congolese from UN camps in Africa over the next couple of years.

(By the way, going back to FY08, we have admitted 48,870 from DR Congo in nearly a decade.)

But…..

We learned the stunning news just a couple of days ago that some of those DR Congo ‘refugees’ would return to African camps if they could. See Utah here.

Although the Trump…

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