Archive for May 18th, 2017

Activists say Haiti’s crisis continues, and now is not the time to end TPS

May 18, 2017
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Activists say Haiti’s crisis continues, and now is not the time to end TPS

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com As Haitians across the United States worry they may lose protection from deportation, supporters and activists stepped up calls Wednesday for the Trump administration to extend protection for another 18 months. The rising urgency comes as the community faces an imminent deadline. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has...
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Brazil Assumes Control of Chilean, Uruguayan, and Peruvian Bases in Haiti

May 18, 2017
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Brazil Assumes Control of Chilean, Uruguayan, and Peruvian Bases in Haiti

Chilean, Uruguayan, and Peruvian service members are leaving MINUSTAH in Haiti. The Brazilian contingent will remain until October. Taciana Moury/Diálogo | 18 May 2017 International Relations Brazilian service members will remain in Haiti until October. (Photo: Army Public Affairs Office) The Brazil-led United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) has been one of the...
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The City Council Just Took a Stand in Support of Boston’s Haitian Immigrants

May 18, 2017
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The City Council Just Took a Stand in Support of Boston’s Haitian Immigrants

Photo via iStock/Pixonian Boston’s City Council voted Wednesday to call on the Trump administration to protect the thousands of Haitians living in Massachusetts, who may be sent home if their immigration status is allowed to expire. UniversalHub reports the vote, held at a Wednesday hearing, was unanimous. The Haitian immigrants have been here since...
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The Ministry of the Interior calls for the resumption of work at the D.I.E.- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 18, 2017
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The Ministry of the Interior calls for the resumption of work at the D.I.E.- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: Following an arrest last week in the offices of the Directorate of Immigration and Emigration (DIE) of an employee and the strike started Monday in solidarity, which paralyzes the services of the institution http://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-20952-icihaiti-social-strike-at-the-directorate-of-immigration-and-emigration.html Fednel Monchery, the Director General of the Ministry of the Interior and Territorial Collectivities, deplored Tuesday in a...
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