Felicia Persaud

The writer is founder of NewsAmericasNow, CaribPR Wire and Hard Beat Communications.

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Immigrant voters have the power to send Donald Trump packing

Immigrant voting power is on the rise and it has reached historic heights this decade, making it THE swing vote to be feared by the right, which has spent all of the past four years via the Xenophobe-in-Chief bashing and scapegoating immigrants.

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Trump’s new opera: ‘The Hypocrite-in-Chief’

A new opera opened last week at the RNC’s white nationalist convention, one which has played to extremely poor reviews since.

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15 things you should know about the Joe Biden 100-day immigration plan

With the Democratic National Convention over and with 70 plus days to go until the election on Nov. 3, it is now critical to dig a little deeper into former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s immigration plan.

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This former Republican president puts a positive spotlight on immigrants

It has been a dark time for immigrants in this country under the Donald Trump Republican-led administration.

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Get ready to shell out more in immigration fees

As the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) claims it needs at least $1.2 billion in taxpayer funding to avoid furloughing about 70% of its workforce

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When the dream turns to a never-ending nightmare

They are fondly referred to as “Dreamers,” the young immigrants brought into the U.S. with no legal status by their parents and who after much lobbying, were able to obtain temporary legal immigration status under the Barack Obama administration.

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Beware of the wolf who cometh in a sheep’s skin

In June 2015, when Donald Trump launched his campaign for president of the United States, his opening saga included the statement: “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. …

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Dreamers, Juneteenth and Caribbean American heritage

For in 2020, we still have to plead our own cause––as Black people, as people of color, as immigrants––because the system has been so stacked against us for so long.

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Over 40 immigrants have died in ICE custody since Trump took office—Part 3

This week, we wrap up our focus on the immigrants who have died in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (U.S. ICE) custody detention centers since Donald Trump took office.

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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.”

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