Caribbean nationals facing deportation under new US immigration policy

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — When Nevisian Floyel Stapleton appeared in a Manhattan Criminal Court in New York for a routine hearing in his misdemeanour assault case, he was stunned to be met by US federal immigration agents as he left the courtroom.

“I didn’t know they were there. They were in plain clothes. They had no badges, and they arrested me when I was walking out of the courtroom. They just asked my name and they arrested me,” 39-year-old Stapleton told the New York Daily News from an immigration detention center in Hudson County, New York.Read More…

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