Judge Who Blocked Trump Travel Ban to Rule on Plaintiffs Request to Double Number of Refugees in 2017

Judge Theodore Chuang of the U.S. District Court in Maryland, who issued a temporary restraining order halting President Trump’s travel ban is to rule on a plaintiffs request to revoke the section that limits the number of maximum refugees authorized to enter the U.S. in FY 2017. 

Breitbart reports:

Several legal scholars and political commentators have questioned Chuang’s impartiality, in part because he served as deputy general counsel of the Department of Homeland Security in the Obama administration, as Breitbart reported.

In the very first sentence of his March 15 decision, Chuang makes an error of fact which may indicate how he will rule on March 28.

“On March 6, 2017, President Donald J. Trump issued an Executive Order which bars, with certain exceptions, the entry to the United States of nationals of six predominantly Muslim countries, suspends the entry of refugees for 120 days, and cuts by more than half the number of refugees to be admitted to the United States in the current year,” Judge Chuang writes. (emphasis added)

With this statement, Judge Chuang makes it clear that he accepts the argument made by plaintiffs HIAS (formerly Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) and the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) about refugee resettlement numbers in FY 2017. The plaintiffs argue that former President Obama’s September 22, 2016 “presidential determination” that he wanted Congress to fund the resettlement of up to 110,000 refugees in the United States in FY 2017 means that Congress must fund the resettlement of 110,000 refugees this fiscal year, and that President Trump has absolutely no say in the matter.

Now why would these organizations want to DOUBLE the amount of refugees in the face of record number of Islamic terrorist attacks in the West? Follow the money. The refugee resettlement program is money making scheme to the detriment of the American citizens.

HIAS received more than $19 million in federal taxpayer funding to resettle 3,884 refugees in FY 2016, slightly more than 4 percent of the 84,995 refugees resettled in the country that year. HIAS has received a significant annual federal funding from the federal government for over three decades.

“Starting in the 2000s, HIAS expanded [its] resettlement work to include assistance to non-Jewish refugees, meaning we became involved in the aftermath of conflicts from Afghanistan, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Ethiopia, Haiti, Hungary, Iran, Morocco, Poland, Romania, Tunisia, Vietnam, and the successor states to the former Soviet Union,” according to its website.

We have now reached a point where an unelected judge can force us taxpayers to pay for terrorists to invade our country. These ‘refugees’ are living better than our own veterans who have served.

We the people elected Donald Trump to be our President. He won in an electoral landslide. How on earth can an unelected judge from a state with 10 electoral votes overrule the President of the United States? This insanity needs to stop! We need Gorsuch confirmed immediately!

To read the full report of this money making scam and lawsuit click here.

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