Undocumented Immigrants and Mental Health

Undocumented Immigrants and Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. In this article, we highlight aspects of the mental health of immigrants based on a Stress & Trauma Toolkit for Treating Undocumented Immigrants in a Changing Political and Social Environment from the American Psychiatric Association. Mental health risk factors Immigrants experience trauma and stressors before, during, and after immigration. […]

Supreme Court Rejects Review Over Factual Questions in Immigration Removal Proceedings

Supreme Court Rejects Review Over Factual Questions in Immigration Removal Proceedings

By Kate Goettel, Immigration Impact The Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision on May 16 rejecting federal court review of fact-finding done by immigration courts. The Court’s reasoning could have wide-ranging impacts on many more types of immigration relief. The case—Patel v. Garland—centers around Pankajkumar Patel, a native of India, who erroneously checked a box […]

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and His Model of a Progressive Prosecutor’s Office

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and His Model of a Progressive Prosecutor’s Office

New York, NY – January 4, 2022: Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez speaks during press conference in District Attorney office. (Shutterstock) By Manuel Holguin Eric Gonzalez became the first Latino District Attorney elected in New York State in November 2017. Gonzalez became acting DA after his predecessor, Ken Thompson, was diagnosed with cancer and took […]

ProColombia Celebrates 30 Years

ProColombia Celebrates 30 Years

Photo: Vice President of the Hispanic American International Chamber of Commerce, Mariana Henriquez & an awardee from American Express IQ Inc, publishers of Caribbean American Weekly, The Immigrant’s Journal, and Workers’ World Today, was honored to have been invited by ProColombia, the government entity responsible for promoting exports, tourism, and foreign investment, to attend The Market […]

How the ‘Replacement’ Theory Went Mainstream on the Political Right

How the ‘Replacement’ Theory Went Mainstream on the Political Right

Orlando, FL, USA – JUNE 19, 2020: Trump, you’re fired poster. Demonstration in the USA. Voters and politics. US President Donald Trump impeachment. Elections, election campaign. (Shutterstock) By Domenico Montanaro, NPR Following the shooting in Buffalo, N.Y., focus has been trained on the “replacement” theory, also known as “white replacement” theory. That’s because a white […]

Despite Evidence, Rep. Stefanik Denies Role in Mainstreaming “Invasion” and “Great Replacement” Conspiracy Theories

Despite Evidence, Rep. Stefanik Denies Role in Mainstreaming “Invasion” and “Great Replacement” Conspiracy Theories

Washington, DC, USA – September 23, 2020: A protester at the March for Justice for Breonna Taylor holds a sign that says, “End the pandemic of white supremacy” (Shutterstock) Washington, DC – Following the white supremacist killings in Buffalo, we highlighted how the gunman’s online manifesto included Great Replacement Theory and “invasion” language that echoed those of […]