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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)...

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...

U.S. ICE Detains Mexican Journalist Seeking Asylum From Death Threats

U.S. ICE Detains Mexican Journalist Seeking Asylum From Death Threats
Journalist Martín Méndez Pineda sought protection from US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent but was instead arrested on February 5th, 2017 and detained in El Paso, Texas. (RWB image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. April 18, 2017: A Mexican journalist who came...

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...

Trump Administration Looks To Remove Those “Bad Hombres” Faster

Trump Administration Looks To Remove Those “Bad Hombres” Faster
By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 7, 2017: Governments, especially those in Latin America and the Caribbean, had better put in place systems to deal with more criminal deportees from the U.S. quickly. The Trump administration this past week announced plans to remove those...

Can US Customs Really Demand And Search Your Phone, Other Devices?

Can US Customs Really Demand And Search Your Phone, Other Devices?
Published on Mar 30 2017 // Immigration, Top Stories, United States
By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 31, 2017: For those who feel not being an undocumented immigrant or a green card holder leaves them safe as a U.S. citizen from Donald Trump’s executive powers handed to US Customs and Border Protection agents; think again! The Trump marching...

Nicaraguan National Is Fifth Detainee To Die In ICE Custody this Year

Nicaraguan National Is Fifth Detainee To Die In ICE Custody this Year
The privately run Adelanto Detention Facility in California. By NAN Contributor News Americas, VICTORVILLE, CA, Thurs. Mar. 30, 2017: A 32-year-old Nicaraguan national has become the fifth immigrant detainee to die in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) this year. Osmar Epifanio...

Screw The Poor – One Border Wall Coming Up!

Screw The Poor – One Border Wall Coming Up!
Published on Mar 23 2017 // Features, Immigration, Top Stories, United States
People line up to cross at the international bridge on the US/Mexico border in Nuevo Laredo on February 22, 2017 northern Mexico. Attention Editors: This image is part of an ongoing AFP photo project documenting the life on the two sides of the US/Mexico border simultaneously by two photographers traveling...

Preet Bharara’s One Critical Mistake

Preet Bharara’s One Critical Mistake
Published on Mar 16 2017 // Features, Immigration, Top Stories, United States
By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 17, 2017: By now, almost everyone has heard or read about the firing of the very highly visible U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara. I never knew or met Mr. Bharara. What I did know was that he seemed like a no...

Trump Has Emboldened ICE Agents At All Borders To Terrorize Us All

Trump Has Emboldened ICE Agents At All Borders To Terrorize Us All
Published on Mar 10 2017 // Features, Immigration, United States
By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 10, 2017: It was John Dalberg-Acton who wrote: “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” With executive orders issued last month, and the new ban on Monday, March 6, 2017, Donald Trump has given ICE agents a new...