(NY Post) Democrats in the New York Legislature are pushing to approve a 21st Century “Equal Rights Amendment” to the state constitution that would bestow legal protections to non-citizens — including illegal immigrants. “Equality of Rights shall not be denied or abridged because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, gender,
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
CARICOM member states are being accused of not doing enough to assist nationals who violate U.S. immigration laws. U.S. immigration lawyer, Fitzmore Harris – who is Antiguan, says “One of the main functions of the overseas consulates is to protect the rights of their citizens”, and he does not believe that enough is being done.
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