The writer is founder of NewsAmericasNow, CaribPR Wire and Hard Beat Communications.
During an obviously politically motivated hearing on July 21 by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary titled “Oversight of the Administration’s Misdirected Immigration Enforcement Policies: Examining the Impact on Public Safety and Honoring the Victims,” Jim Steinle, whose daughter was recently killed by an undocumented immigrant in San Francisco, testified.
In the days after the Chattanooga, Tenn., killing of four U.S. marines by Muslim immigrant Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, the right is more frenzied, with calls for an end to not just immigration but to “Muslim immigration” to the U.S.
Shortly after 10 a.m. Friday, July 10, the controversial Confederate flag located on the grounds of the South Carolina capitol was taken down after a 54-year run.
This July 4 marked only my second year as a naturalized citizen of the United States.
The historic Supreme Court ruling Friday, June 26 in the case of Jim Obergefell, which gives same-sex couples the right to marry in any U.S. state and established that they have the same rights as heterosexuals, now puts the spotlight again on the immigration rights of same-sex couples.
Now that the U.S. federal court has halted the president’s immigration executive orders and the Trans-Pacific Partnership bill with an immigration component has died in the Congress, it looks bleak again for immigration reform.
It’s officially National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 30 days that are supposed to be about celebrating the contribution of Caribbean and West Indian immigrants in these United States.
Time and again, when we hear of immigrant voters or the swing voting bloc it is always assumed they are Hispanic. But often ignored in the mix is the Asian voting bloc, which, like the Caribbean bloc, gets overlooked and taken for granted almost all the time.
Insanity is defined as “extreme foolishness” or “irrationality” as well as “idiocy, stupidity or lunacy.” These are just some synonyms that can be used to define the actions of Republicans in the fight for the White House come 2016.
Like her or hate her, Hillary Clinton has made it clear she is going to fight like Ali to be the first female president of the United States.