Felicia Persaud

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



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The private companies reaping millions from running ICE detention pens

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

The private companies reaping millions from running ICE detention pens

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

Those ICE raids and what affected immigrants can do

Despite being called off by Donald Trump for now, fear remains in the immigrant community as agents from the administration’s U.S. Immigration and Customs Border Enforcement agency could begin raids in 10 cities on the homes of immigrants with court-ordered removals in less than two weeks.

The purposeful delay of immigration benefits?

In January 2019, Jamila moved to the U.S. from Jamaica to join her U.S. citizen spouse in Florida

D-Day and a fourth Reich?

The headline from an editorial in the Spanish newspaper El Mundo on Donald Trump’s visit to the U.K. was the best description anywhere of the so-called state visit by the U.S. president.

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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 to go to protect a “life.”

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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.

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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.

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 leader of the free world.

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