deportation

A Mastic man from Jamaica who was ordered to report to immigration authorities in Manhattan on Wednesday as part of deportation proceedings said he was given a temporary reprieve of three months and a chance to have his case reconsidered. “It’s a new day,” Pernell Mitchell, 49, said during a short telephone interview shortly after […]

Caribbean-American New York Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke, is calling on the Caribbean community to stand up against Donald Trump. Clarke – the daughter of Jamaican immigrants, made the call while delivering the keynote address at the 25th anniversary celebration of Brooklyn’s Progressive Democrats Political Association (PDPA). During her address, Clarke – who represents the 9th […]

A British parliamentarian has lashed out at the Jamaican government for refusing the U.K.’s offer to help fund a prison. Last year the U.K. extended an offer to Jamaica to partially fund construction of a new prison so the U.K. could deport Jamaican natives imprisoned in the country back to their land of origin to […]

A New York Senator declares a Brooklyn Caribbean community a ‘Sanctuary Senate District’. Senator Jesse Hamilton represents Brooklyn’s 20th Senatorial District that includes Crown Heights, Park Slope, and Lefferts Gardens – which all have large Caribbean immigrant populations. He instilled the “Sanctuary Senate District” program to provide assistance to immigrants in response to Donald Trump […]


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