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Smoke and mirrors and the Trump White House

“Smoke and mirrors” is defined by the Cambridge Dictionary as “Something that is intended to make you believe that something is being done or is true, when it is not.”

In the midst of darkness, a sliver of light for undocumented immigrants

This past week, some Americans began receiving the small but welcome $1,200 personal “bailout” from the U.S. government as they battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

Immigrants are dying for the US on the frontlines of this new war—but who cares?

On the strangest Good Friday in my lifetime, with no actual church to attend, I felt moved by the spirit to listen to Bob Marley’s “War” again, after the lyrics popped into my head.

It’s more important more than ever to take the Census

Census Day 2020 came and went this year without a lot of fanfare as it was upstaged by the dreaded new coronavirus that is spreading death and mayhem across the U.S. and the globe.

Amid the grim news, some Caribbean immigrants turn on the wit

This past week was very hard as I grappled to cope with the new COVID-19 reality.

Ten things to know about the government’s COVID-19 immigration actions to date

The Trump administration has announced several immigration actions as the country copes

That public charge rule and COVID-19

As I write this article on Friday the 13th, little focus has been put on educating the poor, vulnerable population of uninsured, green card holding immigrants or the undocumented amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

23 million immigrant voters are really eligible to vote in this election

The Pew Center released some interesting data this week––which again proves why Donald Trump and the GOP have focused so much of their attention on limiting immigrants in the USA.

Denaturalization––another reason Donald Trump should not be re-elected

To all the naturalized immigrant citizens who think they are safe from the grasp of the most xenophobic president in modern day America, think again.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

McKinsey should be held accountable for the death of Carlos and other migrant children in detention

A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy’s lifeless body was left near a toilet on a cold hard concrete cell floor from approximately 1:30 a.m. until 6 a.m. in May this year.