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The American Nightmare vs. The Canadian Dream

The Trump administration was once again shut down in its attempt to implement a new travel ban this past month. The Federal Court judge found that the ban “…plainly discriminates based on nationality…” in opposition to federal law and “…the…
The Mouth of the Shark

Warsan Shire wrote “…No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark…” This statement captures the urgency in which refugees fleeing their homelands live. It is an urgency that evades the current Trump administration which, just this…
Time To Stand

There comes a time in every political or social movement when the people must organize and take a stand for its core belief or else watch the destruction of the values it proclaims through reckless inaction. It is time to…
Immigrants Blood

Immigrants pay the price with their lives as the White House tries to smoke screen it’s in-house fighting and Shenanigans with a renewed anti-immigrant agenda. It appears that the U.S. President promotes the use of terror tactics both in White…
The Spirit of Faith

As I write today, I contemplate and celebrate the great human spirit. I happen to be sitting in the country many of my ancestors once called home. Some of those ancestors themselves were the offspring of those born in other…
VIVE LA DEMOCRACIE!

France’s recent 66% land slide elections for the centrist presidential candidate Macron and against the far right, anti-immigrant Le Pen is a testament of the French people’s love for their country. Although, dissatisfied with political elites, the French have shown…
TRUMP’S FIRST 100-DAYS ON IMMIGRATION

This past week marked the conclusion of the first 100 days of the Trump Administration’s political reign. On the campaign trail, Trump enumerated several stark promises regarding immigration to his anti-immigration supporters. So far, none of them have come true.…
Will the Wall Bring About Our Fall?

As the Republican Party licks its wounds after the recent defeat of its effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a new battle looms on the immigration front. Opponents of U.S. President Trump’s border wall are gearing up for a…
AMERICA, THE SANCTUARY NATION (STILL)

The United States has historically been a nation set apart; providing safe haven for the oppressed of the world. The millions who crammed boats with the hope of setting their eyes on Ellis Island and the gracious Lady Liberty came…
A NEW POLITICAL DAWN

As America faces a new political dawn, The Immigration Post invites the incoming administration of President–elect Trump to consider the economic benefits of implementing comprehensive immigration reform. President George W. Bush made the following observation on May 10, 2007 “[…]…