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Friday, Sept. 21, 2018

Grenada: While moving to tighten immigration security by introducing a state-of-the-art travel document, Barbados is opening its arms to Caribbean Community nationals who can help further develop the island. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018

Caribbean: British Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed remorse, apologized to Caribbean leaders over the Windrush generation controversy. At a Downing Street, London meeting on Aug. 17, May said she was “genuinely sorry” about the anxiety caused by the Home Office threatening the children of Commonwealth citizens with deportation, according to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018

Clarke condemns Trump’s ongoing onslaught on immigrants

National: Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Friday night launched a scathing attack on United States President Donald J. Trump’s immigration policies, describing them as ongoing assaults on immigrants. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018

States must treat refugees, migrants as rights holders

Viewpoints: Maria Grazia Giammarinaro* is UN special rapporteur on trafficking in persons GENEVA, July 30, 2018 (IPS) — States around the world must act now to strengthen their efforts to prevent and combat trafficking in human beings, including by ensuring that victims and potential victims are considered and treated as rights holders. Comment

Republicans declare culture war, and Democrats are losing it

Viewpoints: Immigrant children have been ripped from the arms of their parent’s arms and detained in cages at our borders. Muslims have been effectively banned from entering America from certain countries. Businesses have been given autonomy to determine if they want to serve LGBTQ couples. NFL players have been villainized as unpatriotic “sons of bitches” for peacefully and silently protesting police injustice. And black bodies continue to be abused and discarded by those meant to protect us. Comment

Monday, July 23, 2018

Collis King gets support in UK immigration fight

Barbados: Colin Graves, the chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), the governing body of cricket in England and Wales, has offered to help former West Indies all-rounder Collis King in his immigration fight, according to Cricinfo. Comment

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