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Black Immigrant

Black is black. That is the harsh reality black immigrants coming to the U.S. must learn in order to survive in America. Before they speak or can formally introduce their heritage they are seen as black. Once here, they join…
American Oppression

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people. – Martin Luther King Jr. We, at The Immigration Post, refuse to remain silent to the systematic racist…
COVID 19 DOES NOT CARE ABOUT WHERE YOU ARE FROM; TRUMP DOES.

“We will only halt COVID 19 through solidarity,” said Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organization Director-General. Solidarity is a concept the Trump administration is not extending to immigrants. Despite having to deal with a cataclysmic pandemic, Trump still…
CORONA: THE IMMIGRANTS’ REAL SOCIAL DISTANCE

COVID 19, the deadly Coronavirus that has changed the world as we know it, respects no country’s borders and claims lives regardless of one’s immigration status. As people around the world implement social distancing protocols to limit the spread of…
Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Will not Stop Immigrants

Recent events across Europe, Africa, and the U.S. all include a common theme: anti-immigration views. As anti-immigrant sentiment keeps rising, not only in the U.S. but worldwide, one must ask the obvious question? Why? According to a Global Issues.org article…
THE TRUTH ABOUT SNAP: SELF-SUFFICIENCY IS NOT AN AMERICAN PRACTICE

This past week the U.S. Supreme Court lifted the injunction preventing USCIS from implementing a new public charge rule, that would penalize immigrants eligible and participating, on state levels, in any public aid program from getting their green cards. For…
Welcome to 2020: Out with the Old and in with the Old?

As the world welcomes in a new year and decade, one can only hope for human progress in 2020. Our nation as well as many nations around the world are still grappling with age old dilemmas like poverty, health, and…
Thankful Immigrants

As Americans across the nation celebrated Thanksgiving this past weekend, many immigrants are also thankful. Whereas most Americans sat at tables overladen with food, in heated homes with an abundance of material goods, surrounded by family and friends, many immigrants…
American Smugglers Next Door

While the government tries to paint the image of an organized criminal ring of drug cartel and human smugglers, the facts are that 60 % of immigrant smuggling convictions involve the American neighbor next door. A recent fatal accident in…
Stand on Two Feet

Last summer the acting director of USCIS re-wrote the Emma Lazarus’ poem etched into a plaque at the foot of the Statue of Liberty to say: …”Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two…