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BCFS Walks Away from
Palm Aire Hotel Project

KRGV-TV [Weslaco, TX], by Staff

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 7/16/2014 4:58:44 PM

WESLACO - BCFS Health and Human Services on Wednesday withdrew a proposal to turn a Weslaco hotel into a facility for young illegal immigrants. A media release from the group of non-profit agencies cited "negative backlash caused by information misreported to the public" as the reason for walking away from the project. BCFS last week submitted a request for a conditional use permit to relocate its facility from Harlingen to Weslaco. The agency had agreed to use $3.8 million in non-government funds to buy the Palm Aire Hotel and Suites on FM 1015. BCFS sought to turn the hotel into

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Good!! They walked away because of the negative backlash?? The information was misreported? I´m sorry, but I don´t believe a word they tell us anymore. That´s what should happen in every city in this nation. We cannot afford to house, clothe, feed, educate, care medically, etc. for thousands and thousands of illegals!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TheMom, 7/16/2014 5:12:16 PM     (No. 9927644)

Agreed, OP. Return to sender.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 7/16/2014 5:42:18 PM     (No. 9927670)

Please, anyone... investigate BCFS and tell us what it is and who is funding it! Is this ACORN all over again?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/16/2014 5:53:24 PM     (No. 9927683)

From their website:

BCFS is a global system of health and human services non-profit organizations with locations and programs throughout the U.S. as well as Eastern Europe, Latin America, Southeast Asia, and Africa.

http://www.bcfs.net/about-bcfs


This organization has apparently been operating the facility at Lackland Air Force Base that has come under fire by Congresspersons and others: Here is their response:

http://discoverbcfs.net/correcting-misinformation-about-lackland-operations

I could find nothing about who they are in terms of management, directors, whatever.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mai Bad, 7/16/2014 5:54:56 PM     (No. 9927686)

Yo..yo..As soon as the Government told the Baptists that they couldn´t restrict the "children" from drinking, dancing or having sex at the new resort....They pulled out.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Norgay, 7/16/2014 5:55:19 PM     (No. 9927687)

Got caught with their hand in the cookie jar more like it. But I am sure that there is a plan to do this quietly somewhere else. There is to much money involved for them not to try again.
I often wonder how much of this was the norm before the advent of alternative news and the blogs on the internet. This much corruption just didn´t start in the last few years.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/16/2014 6:09:11 PM     (No. 9927706)

I am wondering how far this will go? I mean, looks like the illegals are treated better than every American. Will it go as far as over burdening taxes to the point where we starve to death? I wonder. Think of the elderly....if they own their home, how will they pay their taxes and eat? I am beginning to think there is a plan to wipe out the weak....much like Hitler planned and did.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/16/2014 6:11:30 PM     (No. 9927709)

Cont´d.

Although this company/organization originally had Baptist in its name, it dropped that for just BCFS. And it appears to me to be cloaked in secrecy. Here is an article from the Baptist Press via Townhall from June:


NASHVILLE -- A Texas nonprofit is responding to criticisms by several former employees of its care of Latin American children who have crossed the border into the U.S.

The nonprofit known by the initials BCFS was identified in a Fox News website report as formerly being known as "Baptist Child & Family Services." Fox News quoted several unnamed former employees in its July 3 report who criticized BCFS for its shelter operations at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas and Fort Sill in Oklahoma.

BCFS is not related to the Southern Baptist Convention. It is listed as a partner organization at the Baptist General Convention of Texas’ website under the Human Care Institutions list of Child/Family Care Institutions. A partnership of this kind typically does not involve state convention funding or trustee representation on the organization’s board of directors.


Much more here:

http://townhall.com/news/religion/2014/07/07/nonprofit-defends-care-of-child-refugees-n1859734

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Reply 8 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/16/2014 6:17:17 PM     (No. 9927715)

I am relieved to verify this group is not affiliated with my Southern Baptists.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: provide, 7/16/2014 6:30:21 PM     (No. 9927743)

If you think this opportunity will go, I´ve got another thing... They´ll find some front man to seal the deal.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 7/16/2014 7:12:18 PM     (No. 9927811)

..."negative backlash caused by information misreported to the public"...

If true, they could have found money in that $50 million budget to hire a PR firm to get the truth out - but they chose not to. Draw your own conclusion.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/16/2014 11:34:05 PM     (No. 9928055)

They have $3.8 million to spend for illegals while veterans are homeless ?

Charity begins at home.

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