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New York mayor signs bills that “drastically limit” deportation of Caribbean immigrants

New York mayor signs bills that “drastically limit” deportation of Caribbean immigrants

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NYC Mayor Bill deBlasio

NEW YORK, United States, Sunday November 16, 2014, CMC – With United States President Barack Obama vowing to proceed on immigration reform by executive order, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday signed two bills that would drastically limit the federal government’s ability to deport undocumented Caribbean and other immigrants from New York City.

Under one of the new laws, the city will, in many cases, refuse to hand over immigrants in the criminal justice system to federal agents, according to the New York Daily News. Continue reading

White Media Falsely Link Brooklyn Shootings to West Indian Day Parade

White Media Falsely Link Brooklyn Shootings to West Indian Day Parade

NYC Mayor Bill deBlasio and his family dance at the 2014 West Indian American Day Carnival.

NYC Mayor Bill deBlasio and his family dance at the 2014 West Indian American Day Carnival.

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Sept. 2, 2014: Is it racist or simply stupid that five shootings in Brooklyn that occurred in the wee hours of Monday morning were automatically linked by white-owned media entities in New York City to the West Indian American Day Carnival?

The carnival, the largest in North America which draws a large percentage of black Caribbean immigrants annually for the past 47 years, kicked off at 11 a.m. yesterday at Schenectady and Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, NY. But shootings that occurred at 3:30 a.m. and 4:45 a.m., respectively, were quickly linked to the Carnival. Continue reading

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