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Clarke to introduce Dream, Promise Act

Brooklyn Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus’s (CBC) Immigration Task Force, has said she will join Reps. Lucille Roybal-Allard (California) and Nydia M. Velázquez (New York) in introducing the Dream and Promise Act (HR 6) next week. Comment

Barbados opening jobs to CARICOM nationals

Barbados: Responding to a growing demographics imbalance in which the retired and close to retirement members of the population are growing while the number of working-age nationals is dwindling, Barbados will soon open its doors to skilled labour, especially persons from the Caribbean Community. Comments (2)

Advocates launch petition in light of rapper’s immigration arrest

Dominica: Atlanta-raised rapper 21 Savage was arrested and detained by immigration officials last week. On Feb. 3, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents apprehended the Grammy-nominated rapper, whose birth name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, for allegedly living in the U.S. illegally. Comment
New York: On Jan. 15 Mayor DeBlasio announced that the city-issued identification program IDNYC, now allows its applicants to choose a third gender. Comment

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