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Friday, April 20, 2018

Arts & Theater: In the spirit of the evening, echoing Garifuna colors, New York City Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson wore a dress in bold geometric designs of black, yellow, and white at the City Hall event ‘Celebrate Garifuna Heritage.’ “We should celebrate the culture of the Garifuna every day,” she beamed. Comments (1)

Mayor reduces ICE cooperation

Brooklyn: With the ongoing fear of increased deportation under the Trump administration, immigrants are reminded of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signing into law Introductions 486-A and 487-A, dramatically limiting New York City’s cooperation with overbroad federal immigration enforcement practices, except in instances where there are public safety concerns. Comment

Green Card hopes fade for young immigrants: Report

People: Many applicants in New York for Special Immigrant Juvenile status have had their applications rejected by the Trump administration, according to reports. Comment

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Brooklyn: The Consulate of St. Lucia is set to host its fourth annual immigration forum at the St. Lucia House in East Flatbush on April 25. The forum will provide local residents with information about immigrant rights, the types of forms they may need, and discuss the subject of deportation, which is a growing concern for many, said the Vice Consul Jeremiah Hyacinth. Comment

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Resources for NYC immigrants

New York: Despite the onslaught by the Trump administration on undocumented Caribbean and other immigrants, New York City offers a wide array of resources for immigrants. Comment

Caribbean immigration attorney laments ‘terrific’ situation for DACA recipients

St Vincent: A Vincentian-born immigration attorney in Brooklyn is lamenting the “terrific” situation for 800, 000 undocumented, young Caribbean and other immigrants in the United States, who are dependent on the deferred action for early childhood arrivals, or DACA. Comment

Immigrants can connect with IDNYC

Immigration: The Mayor’s Office says undocumented Caribbean and other immigrants, including eight million New Yorkers, can connect with IDNYC. “IDNYC is the new, free identification card for all New York City residents, which gives all of us the opportunity to show who we are — New Yorkers,” the office said. Comment

Thursday, April 12, 2018

REFUGEE CRISIS EXPANDS

REFUGEE CRISIS EXPANDS

Venezuela: Two Caribbean Community countries with close borders to Venezuela are beginning to pay greater attention to an increase in the number of Venezuelans crossing into the two nations, seeking food, jobs, shelter and medical services as the economic and political situation at home worsens. Comment

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