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Black immigrants in the U.S. face big challenges. Will African Americans rally to their side?

20 September 2017 No Comment
Demonstrators in Washington protest the Trump administration’s decision to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

Demonstrators in Washington protest the Trump administration’s decision to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

 

September 20, 2017

Courtesy of Washington Post

President Trump’s announcement that he would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, pending further action from Congress, has once again pushed immigration into the political debate. That debate —whether it is about undocumented immigrants or about the 800,000 “dreamers” who have taken advantage of DACA — largely focuses on the lives and experiences of Latinos.

Far less discussed are the lives and attitudes of black immigrants.

Black immigrants in the U.S. face big challenges. Will African Americans rally to their side?

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