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10 Caribbean Countries With The Most US Visa Overstays

10 Caribbean Countries With The Most US Visa Overstays
This man sends a clear message at an immigration court building during a rally, to show solidarity with the countless individuals affected by deportation, in New York City. (Photo credit: KENA BETANCUR/AF/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C, Fri. May 29, 2017: Is the Trump...

How Some Of Haiti’s Elite Helped Screw 50,000 Of Their Own!

How Some Of Haiti’s Elite Helped Screw 50,000 Of Their Own!
Published on May 25 2017 // Caribbean, Features, Haiti, Immigration, Top Stories, United States
By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 26, 2017: Last Fall in Little Haiti in Miami, Florida, a group calling itself ‘Haitians For Trump,’ emerged buoyant in their shocking support of then Presidential candidate, Donald J. Trump. The stunning endorsement from a black, immigrant...

Trump Administration Grudgingly Grants Haitians TPS Extension With Caveat

Trump Administration Grudgingly Grants Haitians TPS Extension With Caveat
Haitians including Haitians for Trump, want the Donald to deliver a TPS extension for Haitians. (Twitter image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. May 23, 2017: The Donald Trump administration on Monday seemed to grudgingly grant a maximum six-month Temporary Protected Status...

When Anti-Immigrant Rage Becomes Judge, Jury & Executioner

When Anti-Immigrant Rage Becomes Judge, Jury & Executioner
Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy called a press conference to announce that he was dropping the charges against Henry E. Sanchez-Milian seen here and Jose O. Montano, both immigrants from Central America. By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, May 19, 2017: On March...

What Would The Derby Be Without Immigrants?

What Would The Derby Be Without Immigrants?
John Velazquez of Puerto Rico rides Always Dreaming to victory in the 143 running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchhill Downs on May 6, 2017. (Jason Szenes image) By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, May 12, 2017: On Saturday, May 6, 2017, over 130,000 mainly Caucasian-Americans gathered...

From The Lotto And IRS Scam To The U.S. Immigration Scam – Look Out!

From The Lotto And IRS Scam To The U.S. Immigration Scam – Look Out!
Published on Apr 27 2017 // Breaking News, Immigration, Top Stories, United States
By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 28, 2017: Just when you thought you had heard of all the scams you need to be wary of – from the Jamaica lotto scam to the IRS scam – along comes another! The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG)...

Cocaine Taped To Legs Found On Two Dominican Republic Nationals

Cocaine Taped To Legs Found On Two Dominican Republic Nationals
U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers in New York arrested Ariel Garcia and Elvin Montilla-Sosa for attempting to transport illegal drugs into the United States.. (USCBP image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, JAMAICA, N.Y., Thurs. April 27, 2017:  Two nationals of the Dominican Republic were...

Caribbean Immigrant With Sexual Assault Warrant Nabbed At Boston Airport

Caribbean Immigrant With Sexual Assault Warrant Nabbed At Boston Airport
By NAN Contributor News Americas, BOSTON, MA, Thurs. April 26, 2017: A 48-year-old Caribbean-born, US green card holder was arrested in Boston over the weekend as he attempted to fly home to his country. Francisco Jose Liria of the Dominican Republic was nabbed by  U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

Will Trump Extend TPS For Haitians?

Will Trump Extend TPS For Haitians?
By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 21, 2017: Mark July 22, 2017 on your calendar! It is the day the 18-month extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) granted to qualified Haitian immigrants under the Obama administration will end. And so the fate of some 60,000 Haitians...

Caribbean Leaders Brown-Nose While Latin American Leaders Slam Trump

Caribbean Leaders Brown-Nose While Latin American Leaders Slam Trump
Demonstrators hold up a banner during a protest of President Donald Trump’s . anti-immigration plans. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs  April  13, 2017: The disparity has always been huge in how Latin American leaders stand up for their...