Im­mi­grant Trump has no right to de­port Africans

The Star (Kenya) - - Voices -

On his nasty and murky cam­paign trail, US Pres­i­dent-elect Don­ald Trump promised to de­port all African and His­panic im­mi­grants to their coun­tries of ori­gin. Trump, him­self a child of grand­par­ents from Ger­many and Scot­land, is a ben­e­fi­ciary of the US im­mi­gra­tion and nat­u­ral­i­sa­tion laws. It is worth know­ing that the first peo­ple to set­tle in the US and Mex­ico were Black peo­ple called Olmeec, Aztec and Taino who once oc­cu­pied the south­ern states of the USA and Tabasco prov­ince in Mex­ico. Their his­tory in th­ese lands stretches over 3,000 years like those of their cousins, the Abo­rig­ines of Aus­tralia, Pa­pua New Guineans, the Maoris of New Zealand, the over 250 mil­lion Africoids of In­dia, Pak­istan, East Ben­gal and Bangladesh, among oth­ers. Trump him­self is a prod­uct of im­mi­grant an­ces­try and his threat to ex­pel nonAmer­i­cans should not even cross his mind. We are now in a glob­alised world.

WELDON KIRUI Kabarak

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