Immigration

ICE Restricting Foreign Students From Taking Online-only Classes in the Fall

Judge Orders Release of ICE Detainees Due to COVID-19

The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, commonly known as ICE, has alerted foreign students who will not be able to physically attend college classes that they cannot remain in the country. The announcement comes after universities have begun to announce they will only offer online classes this fall. The release from ICE provides slim […]

Eight -Year-Old Refugee Escapes Boko Haram, Becomes New York Chess Champion

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As the immigration debate continues to remain a heated topic of controversy, one young New York City boy is a shining example of the new American dream- overcoming insurmountable obstacles and earning the title of New York statewide chess champion. And he’s not yet reached double-digit birthdays yet. In 2017, Tanitoluwa “Tani” Adewumi fled northern […]

Jay-Z Hires Lawyer, Demands Immediate Release of 21 Savage

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Hovito has decided to come to the aid of 21 Savage. According to confirmed reports, the Hip-Hop mogul has hired high-profile attorney Alex Spiro to defend the rapper, whose recent immigration issues could leave him deported to the UK indefinitely. Savage, whose real name is Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested by ICE agents on Super […]

An Uneasy Partnership: Microsoft Employees Pressure Company to End Ties with ICE

Microsoft Employees Protesting the Company for Working With ICE

In 2018, data management is a necessary (and lucrative) business for many tech companies. After all, personal data is used in every aspect of Americans’ daily lives- from renewing drivers licenses to online banking to quickly allowing employers to run background checks for new employees. But one data management partnership that has some Microsoft employees […]

John Legend to Paul Ryan: ‘Seriously, F—k You’

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While many parts of the country are in an uproar over Trump’s immigration policy, specifically the part that is tearing children away from their families, House Speaker Paul Ryan was busy creating a heartfelt family video for Father’s Day. As most would easily sit back, scroll through timelines and “like” multiple this-is-how-much-I-love-my-dad posts, John Legend […]

Donald Trump Signs A Revised Immigration Executive Order

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President Donald Trump signed a revised travel ban executive order with several changes on Monday according to a White House aide. This new order will exempt existing visa holders from the ban but it will also no longer include Iraq on the list of Muslim-majority countries. This new policy will also take the number of […]

Super Bowl Ad About Immigrant Spark Controversy

The Super Bowl ad about German immigrant stirs controversy with Trump’s supporters. They find it too political, yet other praised Budweiser’s message during this immigration crisis. The commercial’s storyline and script reenacted Benjamin Franklin with a German immigrant. “Why should Pennsylvania, founded by the English, become a colony of aliens, who will shortly be so […]

Trump Replaces Acting Director Of Immigration Enforcement

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After Trump fired Attorney General Sally Yates, he then replaced the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement last night. The Department of Homeland Security confirmed that Trump replaced the acting ICE Director Daniel Ragsdale, with Thomas Homan. He was the ICE’s executive associate director of enforcement and removal operations since 2013. Ragsdale was similar […]

Fmr. Sec. Of State Madeleine Albright “Ready To Register As Muslim” To Protest Trump’s Immigration Policy

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and Big Bang actress Mayim Bialik have tweeted they would “register as Muslim” in defiance of President Donald Trump. I was raised Catholic, became Episcopalian & found out later my family was Jewish. I stand ready to register as Muslim in #solidarity. — Madeleine Albright (@madeleine) January 25, […]

‘RiseUp As One’ Shows Cultural Unity and Launches Anti-Trump Themes

As we previously reported Oct 15th, Univsion aired the “RiseUp As ONE” concert on the border between Mexico and the US in San Diego. The event which aired on over 126 tv and radio stations featured inspiring performances from Los Tigres Del Norte who kicked off the show with a performance of “Somos Más Americanos.”  […]

RiseUp As One Festival Aims to Bridge Cultures

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While politicians argue over policies and problems about the border between the U.S. and our Southern neighbor Mexico, the RiseUp As One festival seeks to change that. The goal is not to physically erase the borders because as just like the promo video states, “there really are no borders except the ones we’ve created, but […]

Here is Donald Trump’s Very, Very Questionable Anti-Terror Plan

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At the beginning of this presidential race, Donald Trump had some pretty cut-and-dry foreign policy proposals: build a wall to keep the Mexicans out, ban the Muslims from coming in, and nearly one year later, not too much has changed. Now the GOP’s presidential nominee, Trump has presumably taken his once vague foreign and domestic policy […]

New Study: A Number Of Latinos Will Vote Just To ‘Stop Trump’

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According to a new survey conducted by the Latino Desicions public opinion research group, 41 percent of Latino voters say they are motivated to vote in the 2016 election in order to ‘stop [Donald] Trump‘ and fight back against his anti-immigration ideals. Polling a total of 2,200 registered Latino voters, the survey also reveals that […]

US Judge Argues Young Immigrant Children Can Represent Themselves In Court

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It looks like Presidential candidate Donald Trump isn’t the only one being ignorant about immigration. The Washington Post reported Senior Justice Department Official, Jack Weil, claims that three and four year olds can be taught immigration law with “a lot of time and patience” well enough to represent themselves in court. His comments were made […]

Donald Trump Says Mexico Border Wall Would Cost $8 Billion

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Republican Presidential front runner Donald Trump said that a wall protecting the southern border of the United States from illegal immigrants coming in from Mexico would cost a whopping $8 billion. Trump promises that building the wall is cheaper than leaving our borders virtually open for non-citizens. “The wall is probably $8 billion, which is […]

ICYMI: Yasiin Bey Arrested In South Africa

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According to published reports, Yasiin Bey [a.k.a. Mos Def] has been arrested in Cape Town, South Africa for fraud. The Brooklyn bred emcee, born Dante Smith, was taken into custody at Cape Town International Airport charging the rapper entered and traveled to and from the country with a “fraudulent passport.” South Africa’s Ministry of Home Affairs spokesperson Mayihlome […]