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Brooklyn: Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke says she and her Democratic colleagues in the US House of Representatives and the Senate are doing everything in their power to fight the “racist and inhumane” immigration policies of the Trump administration. “As we are all aware, this administration has attacked the hard-working immigrants in our communities here in Brooklyn and throughout our nation,” said Clarke, the daughter of Jamaican immigrants, in addressing a town hall meeting Tuesday night at Brooklyn College, City University of New York (CUNY). Comment
Immigration: Brooklyn Democratic Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke on Monday condemned United States President Donald J. Trump’s broadened assault on Caribbean and other immigrants by issuing new regulation aimed at legal immigrants who wish to remain in the US but whose dearth of financial resources are deemed likely to make them a burden on US taxpayers. Comment
New York: New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday called on the Democratic presidential candidates to endorse the “Make America Safer Pledge,” a 4-point plan to keep Americans safe from gun violence. Comment
New York: Public Advocate, Jumaane D. Williams on Wednesday submitted testimony to the New York State Complete Count Commission for its hearing on the upcoming 2020 Census. Comment
Brooklyn: The National Bar Association (NBA), the nation’s oldest and largest national network of predominantly African-American attorneys and judges held its 94th Annual Conference in New York City during the week of July 21. Comment

Congressional Black Caucus launches Census 2020 taskforce

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) on Tuesday launched a new taskforce that will focus on the upcoming 2020 Census and the legacy of under counting the African American community. Comment

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