Felicia Persaud

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

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Amid the devastation in Abaco, Bahamas, the conversation turns to ‘Illegal Immigration’

It’s hard for many to imagine that illegal immigration is also a problem for some Caribbean nations, including the hurricane devastated northwestern Bahamas.

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8 immigration news headlines you may have missed in a week

There’s no denying that when it comes to immigration under the Trump administration, the news cycle is moving at a fast and furious pace.

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What every immigrant should know about Trump’s public charge rule

Donald Trump’s Public Charge policy, the latest white nationalist move to turn the U.S. into a gated country welcoming only wealthy and white immigrants in the ‘Make America white Again’ agenda.

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10 key facts about America’s growing immigrant population that drives white supremacists batty

While many around the world are still reeling from the fact that a young white man, fueled by hate propagated by White Supremacists and the xenophobic rhetoric of the president of the United States drove hundreds of miles to the border town of El Paso to massacre 22 Latinos...

Would Trump and his cronies qualify for U.S. citizenship through naturalization?

One of the major points that struck me as I caught some of the Robert Mueller testimony on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, was the number of lies that the special prosecutor said were either told to him or proven to be lies.

Native Americans, please tell Donald Trump and his merry band of racists to go back where they came from Dear Native American brothers and sisters—and especially Congressmembers Sharice Davids and Deb

Your voices have been Missing In Action this past week in the continued racialization of politics in these United States by the 45th POTUS

Where are the tens of thousands of bad hombres, U.S. ICE?

At least seven days before Sunday, July 14—the promoted start of Donald Trump’s newly touted ICE raids—the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announced it had arrested 20 “criminal” and immigration violators during a five-day enforcement surge in San Diego, California.

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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

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