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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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U.S. RAISE Act will create a merit-based immigration system

U.S. RAISE Act will create a merit-based immigration system

President Trump Backs RAISE Act WASHINGTON, DC – According to President Trump, the new RAISE Act will create a merit-based immigration system that protects U.S. workers, taxpayers, and economy. A SURGE IN UNSKILLED IMMIGRATION For decades, low-skilled and unskilled immigration into the United States has surged, depressing wages and harming America’s most vulnerable citizens. Our […]

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City of Lauderdale Lakes delegation met with Federal Officials

City of Lauderdale Lakes delegation met with Federal Officials

LAUDERDALE LAKES –  The City of Lauderdale Lakes Mayor Hazelle Rogers and City Manager Phil Alleyne traveled to Washington, D.C., in collaboration with the City’s Federal Lobbyist, Alcalde & Fay, to advocate on behalf of the City of Lauderdale Lakes. Over a very busy two-day session, Mayor Rogers and City Manager Alleyne attended several meetings […]

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Florida Democrats respond to Trump’s request for Florida’s voter data

Florida Democrats respond to Trump’s request for Florida’s voter data

Florida Democrats Issue Response to Secretary Ken Detzner’s Indecision on Releasing Floridians’ Voter Data TALLAHASSEE – In response to the Scott Administration’s silence regarding Donald Trump’s request for Floridians’ voter data, Florida Democratic Party Leadership has sent the following letter to Secretary of State Ken Detzner:  July 5, 2017  The Honorable Ken Detzner Secretary of State […]

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Guyanese American Chamber welcomes increased U.S.–Caribbean relationship

Guyanese American Chamber welcomes increased U.S.–Caribbean relationship

SOUTH FLORIDA – The Guyanese American Chamber of Commerce (GACC) welcomes the announcement made yesterday (Tuesday, June 20th) by  Representative Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), the Chairman Emeritus of the Committee, of a new United States Government strategy on future engagement with the Caribbean, including […]

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Lawmakers Urge Increased Commitment to U.S.–Caribbean Relationship

Lawmakers Urge Increased Commitment to U.S.–Caribbean Relationship

Engel, Ros-Lehtinen release multi-year State Department strategy for engagement with Caribbean WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), the Chairman Emeritus of the Committee, today (June 19) announced the release of a new U.S. Government strategy on future engagement with the Caribbean. […]

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Senator Marco Rubio to address Caribbean American Legislative Forum on Capitol Hill

Senator Marco Rubio to address Caribbean American Legislative Forum on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C . – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) will meet with Caribbean American Diaspora Leaders at the 19th Annual Caribbean American Legislative Forum taking place from June 21st-22nd on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The roundtable is scheduled to take place in the Senate Dirksen Building at 1:30 pm on June 21st. Senator Marco Rubio will address […]

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Trump to impose travel, trade restrictions with Cuba

Trump to impose travel, trade restrictions with Cuba

WASHINGTON, DC – President Donald Trump will announce a significant rollback of former President Barack Obama’s accord with Cuba by imposing travel and trade restrictions on the island nation, according to a new report. Trump will announce the changes to the Obama-era policies that improved US relations with Cuba in a speech in Miami, Florida, […]

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Rep. Barbara Lee Slams President Trump’s Backwards Decision on Cuba

Rep. Barbara Lee Slams President Trump’s Backwards Decision on Cuba

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee is appalled by the Trump Administration’s reported decision to reverse Obama-era policies normalizing U.S. relations with Cuba. “I am appalled and saddened by the reports that President Trump will reinstate failed isolationist Cuba policies. Instead of considering the best interests of the American and Cuban people, the president has made […]

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