Black Immigration Group Ready to Battle Trump

Black Immigration Group Ready to Battle Trump

The Black Alliance for Just Immigration, a national network that advocates for black immigrants, announced that it will fight President Donald Trump’s plans to restrict immigration of Africans to the United States from countries with large Muslim populations.

Although most Americans think of immigrants as being from Mexico or South America, a growing number of immigrants are black and are from Africa and the Caribbean.

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Why You Could Be Deported? Trump’s Definition of Deportable ‘Broad’ and ‘Vague’

Why You Could Be Deported! Trump’s Definition of Deportable ‘Broad’ and ‘Vague’

One of President Trump’s executive orders on immigration dramatically expanded priorities that determine who can be deported. Immigrant rights advocates and attorneys say that under the expanded definition, nearly any undocumented immigrant could be considered a target.

This “reprioritization – non-prioritization really” – of who is deportable is “one of the most troubling aspects of Trump’s executive order on interior enforcement,” according to Melissa Keaney, staff attorney at the National Immigration Law Center (NILC).

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Why We Must Stop the Assault on Our Fundamental Values

Why We Must Stop the Assault on Our Fundamental Values

SAN JOSE, Calif. – President Trump’s executive order to ban immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries for at least 90 days and to indefinitely ban Syrian refugees from entering the United States is an unprecedented assault on fundamental American values of justice and freedom. It has already set off a chain reaction of broken promises and calamitous uncertainty throughout the world.

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New Terms for Nafta?

Trucks lined up to cross to the United States from Mexico on January 25, 2017, on the outskirts Tijuana. Guillermo Arias/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Last week, President Trump made good on his promise to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership, formally abandoning the 12-nation trade agreement. During his campaign, he also ran against the North American…

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Why Couples Should Diet Together (Valentine or Evergreen)

It’s been well-proven that “social dieting” makes weight loss more fun and successful—especially with programs that include elements like the spirit competition, teamwork, encouragement and, of course, gentle peer pressure (you don’t want to mess things up for your other half, after all). Such programs, like the cash-and-camaraderie-fueled challenges that couples can partake in with HealthyWage, are not only a powerful and effective weight loss method, but also an exciting means to bring a couple closer together…and even subsidize their date night outings with monetary rewards realized for pound shedding success.

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