Category - Anti-Immigration

#TheWardPost 2021 Challenges Anti-Immigration Global immigration Refugee problem

Immigration and the USA

Immigration and the USA Franklin W. Knight, PhD (10 May 2021) –The problem of immigration does not really warrant the inordinate attention that it currently receives in the USA. This assertion does not deny that immigration is a genuinely important and complicated problem, not just in the USA but also worldwide. In 2019 there were more than 272 million migrants worldwide, a figure exceeding the population of  Indonesia, the fourth largest country in the world. The United States of America is...

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Rescinding DACA is Immoral: We are all in this together!

Rescinding DACA is Immoral: We are all in this together! Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (08 Sept. 2017) — When President Donald Trump turned back the clock by rescinding DACA it was perhaps the most immoral act of his presidency to date. If it wasn’t for a fact the majority of Americans are in favor of DACA, America, a country that prides itself in leading the world in setting moral standards, would be at the back of the line. In saying this, I acknowledge there are many countries around...

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The RAISE Act – An Insidious Attack on Family Values and Unity

The RAISE Act – An Insidious Attack on Family Values and Unity Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (20 Aug. 2017) — President Donald Trump’s embrace of the Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment Act (RAISE Act) is not a Hallelujah moment for immigrant family unity and growth of family values. Quite the contrary. Don’t’ be tricked by a title. The RAISE Act is a blatantly insidious attack on immigrants. While any anti-immigrant policy coming from the Trump administration...