November 13, 2019

Caribbean pols rally against ending TPS for Haitians

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BY NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life Caribbean legislators in Brooklyn rallied on Monday as a United States federal trial began to protect more than 50,000 Haitian immigrants and their families from being forcibly separated by deportation. The case, Saget et al v. Trump, is the first trial to challenge what petitioner’s say is the […]

Outrage over termination of TPS for Haitians

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BY NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life Black Democratic congressional leaders have joined Caribbean legislators in expressing outrage over the Trump administra­tion’s decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nearly 60,000 undocumented Haitian nationals residing in the United States. US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Elaine Duke said on Monday that she […]

Proposed US budget cuts could pose regional security problems, Caribbean/American leaders warn

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From Jamaica Observer WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — Caribbean American leaders in Washington have warned that proposed cuts to the United States Department of State’s foreign aid budget could have serious implications for the region at a time when there is increasing concern about terrorism. The warning came in a briefing on US-Caribbean policy, hosted […]