Immigration Korner


The private companies reaping millions from running ICE detention pens

On Friday morning, July 5, #TrumpHasKidsInCages began trending on Twitter

What about the life of the immigrant child—outside of the womb?

In an effort to prove just how “Christian” they are, Bible touting right wingers who adopt and quote scripture when it is convenient to their agenda, are now on a mad push to prove just how far they are willing ...

As Trumpism reigns, the only balm for many immigrants is the court

It’s unfortunate but somewhat reassuring that the only real balm most immigrants have found as they fight against the dictator in the White House flying the fake flag of democracy is in the courts.

When the threat comes from within, what can immigrants do?

In the current atmosphere of fear amid rising roundups and deportations of immigrants, it is most reprehensible to see the threat against undocumented immigrants being perpetrated from some within their own communities.

The U.S.’ immigration laws of inequality

The hypocrisy and inequality of America’s immigration law was recently highlighted in an opinion piece by Kriston Capps in The New York Times.

Hate group fundraises on border security as Trump considers former head to lead US CIS

While reports have surfaced that Julie Kirchner, the former executive director of FAIR (the Federation for American Immigration Reform), which has been labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, could be nominated as head of the U.S. ...

Donald Trump and the ‘Eediat Bwoy’ syndrome

After a week that has left many shaking their heads in disbelief at the lunacy being spewed by the president of the purported greatest country in the world, the dialogue has again shifted to the mental competency of the so-called ...

That Fox News howler and the dumbing of America

On Saturday, March 30, the U.S. State Department announced that the Trump administration was cutting off aid to what is referred to as the “Northern Triangle,” or the countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

1,000s of Carib nationals deported by Trump, yet five of its leaders laud him

Let’s face it—Donald Trump is the most xenophobic U.S. president of our lifetime.

Trump has emboldened white supremacists to see immigrants as the new threat

On Monday morning, March 18, Donald Trump, indulged in his favorite “executive” pastime. He took to Twitter to castigate “the Fake News Media” for “working overtime to blame [him] for the horrible attack in New Zealand.”

Dems have the chance to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill—but will they?

Many Democratic candidates, who won election in November to help the Party take back the House, ran on the hot button issue of immigration reform.

Here’s what you need to know about Trump’s TPS extension

The Donald Trump administration has begrudgingly announced that it will be extending the Temporary Protected Status for immigrants from Haiti, Sudan, Nicaragua and El Salvador.

‘Green Book’ critics fail to comprehend greater significance of Dr. Don Shirley’s story

There has been a lot more criticism since Sunday night of “Green Book,” the movie, especially after it beat out favorites to win the Best Picture award at the 91st Oscars.

How will 21 Savage use his new reality?

Rapper 21 Savage is now living a new reality, one that he buried for most of his 26 years and largely pretended did not exist.

Black History Month: Five facts about Black foreign-born immigrants in the United States

Happy Black History Month! Seems rarer and rarer these days to see an ad on television or anywhere that says that yet around 12-14 percent of the U.S. population is considered to be Black or African-American.