Felicia Persaud

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

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The economic boon of immigration reform

The Joe Biden $1.9-trillion coronavirus relief bill looks set to pass the Senate as it did the House, and be ready to be signed into law, even though right wingers preach about woe and doom as they blatantly worshipped a gold idol at their CPAC propaganda shop.

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Beyond citizenship for the undocumented: the other facets of the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

Right wingers like Marco Rubio, whose grandfather was once detained as an undocumented immigrant and deported back to Cuba; and Crazy Jim Jordan of Ohio, who was quick to gloss over the insurrectionists, are now hard at work calling the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 “amnesty.”

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Deportations, the Biden administration & Black History Month

Andrea Meza, director of family detention services for RAICES, which stands for Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, had an interesting question for the Joe Biden administration this Black History Month, on the heels of the deportation of hundreds of Black immigrants from the U.S. in the past few weeks.

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Has ICE gone rogue?

Back in 2018, Zachary Mueller penned a piece for America’s Voice titled: ‘The Many, Many Reasons Why ICE is a Rogue Agency.’ Of course, this was in the height of the Donald Trump administration, so many of course blamed Trump.

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Five things that President Biden has already delivered for immigrants

President Joe Biden is off to a good start on the immigration front, reversing the draconian policies of Donald Trump and doing his best to make up for the Barack Obama immigration policies that earned the U.S.’ first Black president the nickname ‘Deporter-in-Chief.’

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Immigrant voters can deliver the Senate for Democrats and save us all

Let’s face it: when it comes to Republicans and Democratic lawmakers in Congress it’s definitely a rock and a hard place scenario.

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Dreamers get an early Christmas gift but DACA’s future rests on the Georgia elections

Another court battle was lost by Donald Trump and his administration late last week.

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5 immigration changes the Trump admin is ramming through

Donald Trump’s days in the White House are now thankfully numbered, but that’s not stopping his administration from ramming through several immigration policy changes that could create tremendous bottlenecks for the incoming Joe Biden administration and the first Caribbean-born nominated head of the Department of Homeland Security.

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Donald Trump has turned America’s democracy into a s---hole

In January 2018, it was first reported by The Washington Post that Donald Trump had reportedly referred to Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as “s***hole countries” during a meeting with a bipartisan group of senators at the White House.

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Beware of the enemy within

We are now just five days away from the Nov. 3rd general elections. Who would have thought back in 2016 that the long dark daunting path that had seemed endless, could come down to this?

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