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Senators Nelson, Rubio file bill to extend Caribbean trade program

Senators Nelson, Rubio file bill to extend Caribbean trade program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) filed legislation on Thursday, October 5 to extend a trade program designed to benefit several Caribbean nations, including Haiti, Jamaica, Barbados, Belize, Curacao, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and St. Lucia. The legislation, which is intended to strengthen economic ties and further U.S. interests […]

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We run tings, you nuh run we!

We run tings, you nuh run we!

By Dahlia A. Walker-Huntington, Esq MIRAMAR – This past week has revealed to us that Steve Bannon is obviously more potent outside of the White House than he was inside. Donald Trump as we have all come to learn in the last two years since he announced his bid for the US presidency, is an individual […]

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NAACP denounces Trump Administration’s decision to revoke DACA

NAACP denounces Trump Administration’s decision to revoke DACA

BALTIMORE  – The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), America’s premier civil rights organization, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to revoke an Obama Administration-era executive action designed to prevent young, undocumented immigrants from deportation and to keep families intact, DACA. “Today, President Trump made one of the […]

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State Representative Daisy Baez’ statement on DACA

State Representative Daisy Baez’ statement on DACA

Coral Gables – The United States has always welcomed immigrants from all parts of the world. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has benefited over 102,000 DREAMers who have worked and lived in Florida most of their lives, and over 780,000 nationwide. President Trump’s executive order canceling the DACA program is an injustice, it is […]

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Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Statement on DACA Termination

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Statement on DACA Termination

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program: “President Trump’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in my view crosses a moral red line and is an antithesis to our nation’s values. Stripping hope and […]

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Major disaster declaration for Texas following Hurricane Harvey

Major disaster declaration for Texas following Hurricane Harvey

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state  and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Harvey from August 23, 2017 and continuing. The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Bee, Goliad, […]

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Nelson calls for extension of TPS for Haitians beyond January deadline

Nelson calls for extension of TPS for Haitians beyond January deadline

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) today called on the administration to extend Temporary Protected Status ( TPS )for the nearly 60,000 Haitians living in the U.S. until at least July 2019. In a letter he sent to Acting Secretary of Homeland of Security Elaine Duke, Nelson requested that TPS for the tens […]

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Time to wield political influence in US urges Ambassador Marks

Time to wield political influence in US urges Ambassador Marks

By Derrick Scott  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks says the time is ripe for Jamaicans living in the United States to exercise political influence in their adopted home. Ambassador Marks told the executive of the National Association of Jamaicans and Supportive Organizations (NAJASO) at a special luncheon at the […]

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Opinion: What did you expect voting for Donald J Trump?

Opinion: What did you expect voting for Donald J Trump?

By Dahlia A. Walker-Huntington, Esq. SOUTH FLORIDA – America, what did you expect when you voted for Donald J Trump? What about Trump’s past and or his presidential campaign made you think that in a moment like Charlottesville he would step up to leadership? What about his narcissistic behavior that compels him to be the center […]

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The RAISE Act – a quick diversion for Republicans and the Trump Administration

The RAISE Act – a quick diversion for Republicans and the Trump Administration

By: Dahlia A. Walker-Huntington, Esq SOUTH FLORIDA – For generations, the principle of American immigration has been family reunification. It is the primary vehicle by which millions of immigrants have migrated to the United States of America for decades and it has served to keep families together. Currently Congress has allotted 226,000 visas per year […]

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