Felicia Persaud

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



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Immigrants have until Feb. 24 to avoid the public charge rule change

Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that the Donald Trump administration is set to begin implementing its public charge rule against immigrants following its Jan. 27 U.S. Supreme Court political win that lifted the nationwide temporary injunction.

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Trump travel ban on African countries is another push to make America white again

On January 31, 2020––the same day the Trump administration issued a proclamation on National African American History Month 2020, which partly stated: “our great Nation is strengthened and enriched by citizens of every race, religion, color, and creed”––the administration also brazenly issued a travel ban on various nationals from several African and predominantly Muslim countries.

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Black History Month ‘American Descendants of Slavery’ should be ashamed of themselves

As we celebrate another Black History Month, it’s unfortunate that the group American Descendants of Slavery, or #ADOS as it’s being referred to on social media, has seen it fit to push a campaign that is nothing but a divide-and-rule tactic that many in Trump land are quietly cheering on.

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If you are pregnant and coming to the U.S. to give birth, fuhgeddaboudit

Not a week goes by without some rule change being put in place to stymie immigration, both at the U.S. State Department and by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and this past week the administration decided it was time to move on from caging and kidnapping immigrant children to now stopping pregnant women from coming here.

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Here’s where the top 2020 candidates stand on the U.S.’s 11+ million undocumented immigrants

The countdown is on to the first Democratic Primary in Iowa next month, with 13 active major candidates competing for a shot at being the Democratic Party presidential candidate this November.

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Census 2020, immigrants and that media buy

It’s 2020––another new decade and already the time for another Census count. The 2020 Census comes on the heels of newly released Census Bureau estimates that the U.S. recorded its lowest annual growth rate since 1918, growing by a mere 0.48%.

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The immigrant heroes of 2019

At the end of every year, many publications, including Time magazine, often look back on the year to name a Person Of The Year.

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Another lump of coal this Christmas for immigrants

Another lump of coal! That’s all immigrants are getting again this Christmas from Trump & Co., aka The President and his personal attorney, also known as the Attorney General of the USA, Bill Barr.

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Over 267,000 immigrants deported from the U.S. in 2019

A whopping 267,258 immigrants were deported from the U.S. in Fiscal Year 2019 according to the latest U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Fiscal Year 2019 Enforcement and Removal Operations data released last week.

The DHS, fake universities and the Obama administration

This sting operation that engaged in entrapment, deceit and eventual “robbery” of foreign-born immigrant students started way before Donald Trump’s time as president.

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