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Immigration: How Trump Played Pelosi and Schumer

Immigration: How Trump Played Pelosi and Schumer
Published on Oct 19 2017 // Features, Immigration, Top Stories, United States
  House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (C) speaks at a press conference following her face-to-face meetings and discussion sessions with young immigrants protected by DACA in Los Angeles, California on October 18, 2017. President Donald Trump has cast serious doubt on the future of 690,000 US residents...

Can Democrats Trust Trump On DACA?

Can Democrats Trust Trump On DACA?
Published on Sep 21 2017 // Features, Immigration, United States
United States President Donald Trump speaks at the 72nd General Debate at the United Nations General Assembly at United Nations Headquarters at GA Hall in New York City on September 19, 2017. (Photo by Jason Szenes) By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 22, 2017: Two of the country’s...

Spare A Thought For The DREAMers

Spare A Thought For The DREAMers
Published on Jan 19 2017 // Features, Immigration, Top Stories, United States
By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 20, 2017: I thought I had problems this week until I contemplated what it must be like to be a DREAMer right now. You know- a young immigrant under 30 who benefited from President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration...

The SCOTUS Immigration Ruling Is The Final Nail In The Coffin Of Republicans

The SCOTUS Immigration Ruling Is The Final Nail In The Coffin Of Republicans
Published on Jun 30 2016 // Features, Immigration, Top Stories, United States
By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 1, 2016: I must confess that I was brought to tears by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on immigration on June 23, 2016. Like many immigrant families and advocates, I was hoping against hope that the SCOTUS justices would do right by the...

The Fight Must Go On For Immigration Reform Says Caribbean Advocate

The Fight Must Go On For Immigration Reform Says Caribbean Advocate
Rosario Reyes, an undocumented mother from El Salvador, reacts to news on a Supreme Court decision blocking Obama’s immigration plan, which would have protected millions of immigrants from deportation, in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, on June 23, 2016 in Washington, DC. The court was divided...

10 Facts About The Biggest Immigration Case This Century Before The Supreme Court

10 Facts About The Biggest Immigration Case This Century Before The Supreme Court
Pro-immigration activists hold signs as they gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on April 18, 2016 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in the case of United States v. Texas, which is challenging President Obama’s 2014 executive actions on immigration –...

Countdown Begins to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Spotlight on Immigration

Countdown Begins to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Spotlight on Immigration
Published on Apr 07 2016 // Features, Immigration, Top Stories, United States
  Supporters of immigration reform protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court last year. By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 8, 2016: In exactly 10 days from today, April 8, 2016, The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments on one of the most controversial issues of our...

Immigration and Justice Scalia’s Death

Immigration and Justice Scalia’s Death
With Scalia ironically dying in the same state that is questioning the legitimacy of the President’s use of executive power on immigration, the Supreme Court is for the first time balanced. By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 26, 2016: Anytime a soul departs this world, it...

How The GOP Grinch Stole Christmas

How The GOP Grinch Stole Christmas
Published on Dec 22 2015 // Immigration, Top Stories, United States
  This sign at a protest by Mexican-American Esteban Bravo, criticizing Republicans on immigration reform as he waits for Pope Francis near the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 says it all. (Photographer: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg via Getty Images) By Felicia J....

Will The U.S. Supreme Court Hand President Obama A Final Win?

Will The U.S. Supreme Court Hand President Obama A Final Win?
  The Authority Of Law Statue sits outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Photo By Raymond Boyd/Getty Images) By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 11, 2015: The U.S. Supreme Court has in the past two years handed President Barack Obama his biggest wins on one...