Minnesota gubernatorial candidate says he will withdraw state from refugee program

“If you have a week…” Ann sometimes is so funny 🙂 !!!!
Minnesota is way too close to me, right across the Red River of the North

Refugee Resettlement Watch

It is a good campaign message, but in reality will get MN no where.

How quickly people forget that in the last few years three other Republican governors made a big show out of withdrawing their states from the federal program (Texas, Kansas, New Jersey) and of course they still get refugees with Texas presently being the top ‘welcoming’ state in the nation.

st_cloud_somalis Somali population in St. Cloud and elsewhere in MN is increasing.

As they did with those states, the US State Department will simply turn the whole resettlement plan for the state over to a non-profit (contractor) group to manage.  (The Tennessee case is on appeal and if by a miracle, TN wins, then that strategy could go up in flames for the feds.)

Don’t get me wrong, there are political considerations for Mr. Johnson as he is up against former governor Tim Pawlenty in the primary, it…

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