refugees

TIME Magazine: Navy Considering Refugee Tent City in South Alabama & Elsewhere.

Suggested initial cost: $233-Million

TIME reports on a Navy plan to handle tens of thousands of refugees, and quotes a U.S. Navy memo:   “The Navy memo outlines plans to build “temporary and austere” tent cities to house 25,000 migrants at abandoned airfields just outside the Florida panhandle near Mobile, Alabama, at Navy Outlying Field Wolf in Orange Beach, Alabama, and nearby Navy Outlying…

Federal Government Looks to End Alabama Refugee Lawsuit

The federal government is seeking to dismiss Alabama’s lawsuit over refugee placement after the failure of a similar lawsuit by Texas. A lawyer for the federal government on June 16 filed a notice of the Texas decision with the court in the ongoing request to dismiss the Alabama case. Both Texas and Alabama sued the federal government over refugee placement….

Alabama Files Suit Against Federal Government

The State of Alabama is filing suit against the federal government. Governor Bentley claims the government failed to comply with the Refugee Act of 1980. The Bentley administration says the Obama Administration has yet to answer any questions from three letters requesting information on the Refugee Reception Program in Alabama. The Refugee Act of 1980 requires the federal government to…