Come on Down! Gitmo Detainees Wanted

One for Ann Corcoran who operates the Refugee Resettlement Watch blog:

"Amherst (MA) officials voted in favor of offering the town as a possible resettlement home for two Guantanamo detainees, if they are released from the military prison.

The town’s five-member Select Board voted 2-1 Monday to endorse a warrant article filed on behalf of the two men by the group No More Guantanamos.

The resolution also called on Congress to lift a ban on relocating former Guantanamo prisoners – even those cleared of wrongdoing – from resettling in the U.S."

Read the rest of the AP story here. More here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I lived there and still can't believe this.

Thanks Ma.