Politics and its Discontents: Victory for Lucene Charles!

Lucene Charles, the St. Vincent native who has been battling deportation from Canada for some time now because of her failure to fill out the proper immigration papers years ago, has finally achieved victory. The decision in principle to allow her to stay has been made, a decision that will be finalized after the proper ...

Politics and its Discontents: The Latest on Lucene Charles

While I have written about her a couple of time in the past, the ordeal of Lucene Charles is not yet over. Because she failed to complete the paperwork to achieve permanent residency status when she married a Canadian 15 years ago, the St. Vincent native, the mother of four children, three of whom were ...

Politics and its Discontents: Some Good News About Lucene Charles

Having attended a rally this afternoon in support of Lucene Charles, I was pleased to learn that things are starting to look up for her. Her deportation order, which was supposed to be put into effect on Monday, has received a six-month stay by a federal judge. You can read the full details here. Recommend ...