Immigration Korner


The economic boon of immigration reform

The Joe Biden $1.9-trillion coronavirus relief bill looks set to pass the Senate as it did the House, and be ready to be signed into law, even though right wingers preach about woe and doom as they blatantly worshipped a ...

Beyond citizenship for the undocumented: the other facets of the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

Right wingers like Marco Rubio, whose grandfather was once detained as an undocumented immigrant and deported back to Cuba; and Crazy Jim Jordan of Ohio, who was quick to gloss over the insurrectionists, are now hard at work calling the ...

Deportations, the Biden administration & Black History Month

Andrea Meza, director of family detention services for RAICES, which stands for Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, had an interesting question for the Joe Biden administration this Black History Month, on the heels of the deportation ...

Has ICE gone rogue?

Back in 2018, Zachary Mueller penned a piece for America’s Voice titled: ‘The Many, Many Reasons Why ICE is a Rogue Agency.’ Of course, this was in the height of the Donald Trump administration, so many of course blamed Trump.

Biden must ensure immigration reform does not attract more illegal immigration

President Joe Biden on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021 wisely choose to delay an executive order on asylum and reuniting families separated at the border.

Five things that President Biden has already delivered for immigrants

President Joe Biden is off to a good start on the immigration front, reversing the draconian policies of Donald Trump and doing his best to make up for the Barack Obama immigration policies that earned the U.S.’ first Black president ...

A light at the end of the tunnel for immigrants

It’s finally over––the dark days of Donald Trump’s White House xenophobia campaign and scapegoating of Black and Brown immigrants.

Trump seems bent on keeping Biden busy on the immigration front

The Trump era comes to a close on Jan. 20, 2021, but even with the clock ticking down on his one-term administration, The Donald and his xenophobic pipers are rushing to ensure they push through last minute hardline immigration policies.

Immigrant voters can deliver the Senate for Democrats and save us all

Let’s face it: when it comes to Republicans and Democratic lawmakers in Congress it’s definitely a rock and a hard place scenario.

The immigrant heroes of 2020

Last year, I began a tradition of naming Immigrant Heroes who made a mark in 2019. This year, I round out the year by continuing this tradition, but this time by choosing groups of immigrants, who in my opinion, made ...

Immigrants, we get the job done!

In the now famous musical about America’s greatest immigrant, Caribbean-born Alexander Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda takes creative license by having the actor playing Hamilton say to the actor playing Marquis de Lafayette at center-stage.

Fast facts to applying for DACA 2020

Based on an order by a United States District Court judge in Brooklyn, NY on Dec. 7

Dreamers get an early Christmas gift but DACA’s future rests on the Georgia elections

Another court battle was lost by Donald Trump and his administration late last week.

Former Suriname dictator in trouble again for threatening state

Anxious to weaken his party’s influence ahead of the next general elections.

5 immigration changes the Trump admin is ramming through

Donald Trump’s days in the White House are now thankfully numbered, but that’s not stopping his administration from ramming through several immigration policy changes that could create tremendous bottlenecks for the incoming Joe Biden administration and the first Caribbean-born nominated ...