Felicia Persaud

The writer is founder of NewsAmericasNow, CaribPR Wire and Hard Beat Communications.

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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 million might seem like a life line.

Haitians For Trump shamelessly defends Trump’s ‘shithole’ comment

The words smacked me in the face Friday morning as I looked on Twitter to see how in heavens name the group, Haitians For Trump, could possibly defend the reported comment from the president that their nation is a “shithole.”

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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.

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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?”

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.

10 things to know about Trump’s ICE Man

Here are 10 things you should know about Tom Homan, the “ICE Man”

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