Immigration Korner


These startling figures on immigration scare racists

There is no denying that Donald Trump was elected largely by white men in rural areas of the country based largely on his anti-immigrant agenda and their psychological fear that their power base was slip-sliding away.

Here’s what you should know about that EB-1 Visa

A lot has been written since an article in The Washington Post last week revealed that Melania Trump, then Melania Knauss, immigrated to the U.S. on an EB-1 visa. T

Where are the ‘bad hombres?’

By the agency’s own count, 37,734 “non-criminal” arrests were made in the 2017 fiscal year, more than twice the number of the previous year.

The lies that blind some

Tuesday night, after enduring what was an aggravating and painful State of the Union address, I tuned in to Jimmy Kimmel, hoping to lighten my mood with his Stormy Daniels interview.

Donald Trump’s $30 billion ransom

To many Dreamers, whose lives are in limbo and who might be going through unimaginable stress at the thought of what March 5 will mean for them, the mention by Donald Trump of a path to citizenship for some 1.8 ...

Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi must take a stance or get out of the way

It’s now weeks before DACA runs out on more than 800,000 Dreamers, who are not only students but also teachers, nurses, administrative workers and military officers—all paying taxes and contributing to the economy of these United States.

New Year open letter to Donald Trump

I’m going to start the New Year by asking you a simple question in the words of famous Caribbean comedian Majah Hye: “Are you dumb?”

This Christmas, spare a thought for immigrant detainees

Either I am getting older and wiser, or the rapid expansion of technology has made narcissism and ingratitude more obvious.

Immigrants beware this holiday—Trump’s ICE men are on the prowl

If you are an undocumented immigrant living in the U.S., be very careful—especially this holiday season.

Why Trump should listen to the Cleveland Federal Reserve president

It’s already another Thanksgiving, which ushers in another season of dreams, wishes and miracles.

This year’s heroes—immigration and civil rights lawyers!

CNN’s annual show, “CNN Heroes,” should look no further this year than the many immigration and civil rights lawyers within the borders of this country.

The latest target of the Trump wrecking ball: foreign-born military service members

The Donald Trump administration, not content it seems on ridding the country of the “bad hombres,” dreamers, TPS immigrant recipients, refugees and undocumented immigrants, has now turned its xenophobic wrecking ball on the foreign-born, green-card holding service members of the ...

How Trump played Pelosi and Schumer

A month ago, two of the country’s top Democrats—Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi—were besides themselves over an apparent “deal” made with Donald Trump to help the 800,000 DREAMERS.

Can Hurricane Irma possibly help Haitians win a TPS extension?

In Washington Sept. 12, 2017, Haiti’s U.S. Ambassador Paul Altidor and Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D-N.Y.) hosted a dinner with other Democrats to craft a new strategy aimed at convincing the White House to extend Temporary Protected Status for ...

US immigration changes you might have missed in all the hullaballoo

In what can only be called the maddening crowd of immigration protests and discussions on whether Democrats should make a deal with the devil and the details of such, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has gone ahead and quietly ...