The writer is founder of NewsAmericasNow, CaribPR Wire and Hard Beat Communications.
Although many—myself included—frown, chastise, deride and scoff at the stereotyping and bigotry being spewed by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump towards Muslims and immigrants, the harsh reality is that stereotyping by U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement agents is happening daily at our borders.
In the days since Khizr Khan, father of fallen U.S. Army Captain Humayun Khan, stood up and bravely called out Donald Trump for his racism, narcissism and bigotry, Trump and the right wing have come out in shameful attack mode against this patriotic immigrant, Muslim and American.
At a time when the entire United States is looking on at the clear lack of diversity in the Republican Party—not even the handful of Blacks and Latinos brought out to save face at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, could help—the conservative Washington Times has decided to attack Spanish-language media.
Just when you thought Team Donald Trump could not be more divisive, along comes the announcement of ultra-conservative Christian Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as the vice presidential running mate.
Get those citizenship applications in now if you qualify, or get ready to shell out more in fees to the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Services. Fees for more than three dozen immigration applications are set to go up again by this fall. The Department of Homeland Security recently closed its comment period on the proposed fee changes.
On July 4, as the United States marked its 240th birthday—the day the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence in 1776—the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services celebrated thousands of new citizens all across the country.
I must confess that I was brought to tears by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on immigration June 23, 2016.
In the days since June 12, 2016, a lot has been said of the horrific mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
This June marks the 10th anniversary of National Caribbean-American Heritage Month in the United States.
During his run for the office of president in 2008, Barack Obama promised comprehensive immigration reform and immigrants responded in droves. At the time of his victory, Democrats controlled Congress—both the Senate and the House of Representatives.