June 23, 2018

Reports say most Americans want legal status for Caribbean ‘Dreamers’

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WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — Reports here say most Americans want legal status for Caribbean and other “Dreamers,” but a few are adamant that they should be deported. For Pav Sterry of Columbus, Ohio, legalising any undocumented immigrants — even those who came as children without a choice in the matter — is just plain […]

HANDS OFF: No relief for Caribbean DACA recipients in U.S. Budget

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By Gordon Williams From Caribbean Today The signing of the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2018 by President Donald Trump set off a firestorm of mixed reactions, with both Democrats and Republicans lamenting that once again DACA recipients were being left in limbo, uncertain of their future in the U.S. with the looming threat of deportation. […]

Reports say most Americans want legal status for Caribbean ‘Dreamers’

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From Jamaican Observer WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — Reports here say most Americans want legal status for Caribbean and other “Dreamers,” but a few are adamant that they should be deported. For Pav Sterry of Columbus, Ohio, legalising any undocumented immigrants — even those who came as children without a choice in the matter — […]

Justices return dispute over documents for young, undocumented Caribbean immigrants to lower courts

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BY NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life The United States Supreme Court has returned a dispute over documents for young, undocumented Caribbean and other immigrants to the lower courts. The justices indicated earlier this week that U.S. federal courts in California had moved too fast in ordering the Trump Administration to disclose documents concerning its […]

Stop using America’s children as pawns!

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By Albert Baldeo From Caribbean Life “I received a letter just before I left office from a man. I don’t know why he chose to write it, but I’m glad he did. He wrote that you can go to live in France, but you can’t become a Frenchman. You can go to live in Germany […]

Trump ‘a direct threat’ to Carib community: Clarke

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life As the Trump administration in the United States heightens its draconian immigration policies, a Caribbean American legislator has warned that the president is “a direct threat” to the Caribbean American community in the United States. Without calling his name but referring to him as “Number 45,” meaning the […]

Cardinal Dolan on Bannon’s church remark: ‘Preposterous, rather insulting’

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By Jason Devaney From Newsmax One of the six Catholic cardinals in the United States took issue with former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s remark that the Catholic Church only supports immigrant-friendly legislation for economic reasons. The saga began when Bannon sat down for an interview with CBS that is slated to air this […]

Clarke swears-in for second decade

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life Stating that it has been her honor to work on constituents’ behalf in the nation’s capital — even in the most difficult moments, including when the federal government was literally shut down — Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke on Wednesday, Jan. 25 evening took the oath of office […]

Warning to Greencard holders and other immigrants in the U.S.

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By Rickford Burke Special To NAN From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 31, 2017:In light of the change in US administration and drastic changes in US immigration policy, the Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) issues the following guidance to immigrants; particularly Caribbean and Latin American nationals, who are permanent residents (greencard […]

Black & Undocumented: Caribbean Immigrant’s Long Fight for Citizenship

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By Melissa Noel From NBC News WASHINGTON — When Shariece Wright immigrated to the United States from the Bahamas in 1985 she was just 4-years-old. Her mother put her on a plane to Florida and told her that she would be going to live with an aunt in Miami. She says she will never forget […]