Biden’s Summit of the Americas Gets Off to Rocky Start With Mexico’s Boycott. What to Expect.

Biden’s Summit of the Americas Gets Off to Rocky Start With Mexico’s Boycott. What to Expect.

By Rebecca Morin, USA Today WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden’s Summit of the Americas will get off to a rocky start this week after Mexico’s president announced he would not attend the gathering, a major snub for a high-profile event that seeks to convene leaders from North, Central and South America. The summit, which kicks […]

Capitol rioter Garret Miller says he was following Trump’s orders, apologizes to AOC for threat

Capitol rioter Garret Miller says he was following Trump’s orders, apologizes to AOC for threat

US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks during National Action Network 2019 convention at Sheraton Times Square. – New York, NY – April 5, 2019 (Shutterstock) By Dan Mangan, CNBC A man charged with with invading the Capitol and threatening Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said he was effectively following then-President Donald Trump’s orders. Garret Miller also apologized to […]

Recovering America’s battered Democracy and Authority

Recovering America’s battered Democracy and Authority

New security and fencing in place at the Nation’s Capitol after the building was stormed by Trump-supporting rioters early this week. Guardsmen deployed. – Washington, DC – January 9th 2021 (Shutterstock) By Sir Ronald Sanders Recent events in Washington, the revered capital of the United States of America, have shaken the moral authority of that […]

President-elect Biden, delete your account (really)

President-elect Biden, delete your account (really)

President-elect Joe Biden’s twitter field on January 11, 2021. (Twitter) By Robert Carroll, NY Daily News President-elect Biden, on Jan. 20, you have the power and authority to make one simple decision to make it clear to America that a new era has begun and that you are serious about healing our nation and starting the […]

It’s Time to Fix the Immigration Court System

It’s Time to Fix the Immigration Court System

By Eshani Pandya, Immigration Impact The backbone of a functioning justice system is due process. Yet over 1.25 million immigrants are fighting for their right to survive in an immigration court system that is anything but fair. For years, immigration advocates have been calling on the government to fix the dysfunction in the immigration court […]

Congressional Democrats Announce One of the Most Progressive Immigration Reform Plans in History

Congressional Democrats Announce One of the Most Progressive Immigration Reform Plans in History

By Walter Ewing, Immigration Impact Progressive Democrats in the House of Representatives are gearing up to demand a comprehensive overhaul of the U.S. immigration system when the Biden administration and a new Congress are in place early next year. This reform effort will go beyond reversing the Trump administration’s extreme anti-immigrant policies, with the stated […]

Far-right activists on social media telegraphed violence weeks in advance of the attack on the US Capitol

Far-right activists on social media telegraphed violence weeks in advance of the attack on the US Capitol

Protestors descend upon Capitol Hill to contest the certification of the Presidential Election. – Washington, USA – 06 January 2021 (Shutterstock) By Alex Newhouse, The Conversation The attack on the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 was shocking, but no one following right-wing activity on social media should have been surprised. The attempt by President […]

Biden Will Nominate First Woman to Lead Intelligence, First Latino to Run Homeland Security

Biden Will Nominate First Woman to Lead Intelligence, First Latino to Run Homeland Security

Alejandro Mayorkas, President Obama’s nominee to become deputy secretary of the Homeland Security Department, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. – July 25, 2013 (Shutterstock) By Michael Crowley, MSN WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. plans to name several top national security picks on Tuesday, his transition office said, including the first Latino […]

Biden’s Immigration Plan Is a Promising Start in the Work Ahead

Biden’s Immigration Plan Is a Promising Start in the Work Ahead

Former Vice President and presidential candidate, Joe Biden, held a rally at Sparks High School ahead of the Nevada Democratic Caucuses. – Sparks, Nevada / USA – January 10 2020 (Shutterstock) By Melissa Cruz, Immigration Impact  President-elect Joe Biden’s plan on immigration stands in stark contrast to the xenophobic agenda the Trump administration has put […]

A President for All Americans

A President for All Americans

Joe Biden – New USA President – Washington, USA 11/11/2020 (Shutterstock) Tears. Dancing. Hugging. Honking. The sounds of music filling the air. Screaming. Breathing. Sighs of relief. Why? On Saturday, November 7, Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 Presidential Elections along with his running mate Kamala Harris. President-elect Biden. Sounds good, really […]

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