The Ebola patient’s family church has received federal money for relocating refugees.
The Wilshire Baptist Church Pastor George Mason said that Thomas Eric Duncan was preparing to “start a family,” even though the purpose of his visa was officially tourism.
@ChuckCJohnson A U.S. B2 visa is for *tourism*, not procreation. He should've been here neither to start a new life nor mend, nor end.
— I Aver (@i_aver) October 5, 2014
Texas receives almost 6,000 refugees each year, more than any other state, from dozens of countries, according to a Christian newspaper that handles refugee matters. Dallas is second only to Houston when it comes to receiving refugees.
Wilshire is affiliated with two bigger church organizations–Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Baptist General Convention of TX–that receive government money.
“Wilshire is directing financial contributions to CBF CARES (Children and Refugee Emergency Support), a fund through the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship to help meet the needs of Central American families crossing the border. Contributions to Wilshire’s Unified Budget help support CBF’s global missions work, and designated contributions to CBF CARES may be noted.”
Wilshire Baptist is affiliated with Baptist General Convention of TX. (BGCT)
“From Dec 2012 to January 2014, Baptist Child & Family Services (BCFS) received $62,111,126 in federal grants from Health & Human Services for “Unaccompanied Alien Children Program.”
In July BGCT director had a sit-down meeting with Obama to discuss immigrant kids..
Here’s a government document confirming Baptist Children and Family Services (BCFS) connection to Baptist General Convention of TX. BCFS was actually founded by BGCT.
BCFS has received from HHS $61 million in 2013 and $288 million so far in 2014.