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It’s A Month To Celebrate Caribbean Immigrant …. But Who Really Cares? – By Felicia J. Persaud

It’s A Month To Celebrate Caribbean Immigrant…. But Who Really Cares?

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By newsamericas – June 7, 2018 – By Felicia J. Persaud

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. June 8, 2018: Since 2006, every US President since George W. Bush has been declaring June as National Caribbean American Heritage Month, (NCAHM), in the United States.

The month, which is supposed to celebrate the legacy of the millions of Caribbean immigrants in the US today as well as those of Caribbean heritage now and those of the past, was sponsored and promoted through the US House by Congresswoman Barbara Lee in 2005.

In 2006, it was passed by the U.S. Senate, culminating a two-year lobbying effort to recognize the significance of Caribbean people and their descendants in the history and culture of these United States.        Continue reading

Can US Customs Really Demand And Search Your Phone, Other Devices? – By Felicia J. Persaud

Can US Customs Really Demand And Search Your Phone, Other Devices?

Published on Mar 30 2017 – News Americas – By Felicia J. Persaud

US Customs searching phones

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 31, 2017: For those who feel not being an undocumented immigrant or a green card holder leaves them safe as a U.S. citizen from Donald Trump’s executive powers handed to US Customs and Border Protection agents; think again!

The Trump marching orders’ given to CBP agents at all borders now allow them to search and hassle U.S. citizens, green card holders and visitors alike.

Read more: http://www.newsamericasnow.com/can-us-customs-really-demand-and-search-your-phone-other-devices/

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