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Trump Is Letting One Immigrant Group Stay In America (For Now)

May 24, 2017
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Trump Is Letting One Immigrant Group Stay In America (For Now)

Justice Trump Is Letting One Immigrant Group Stay In America (For Now) AP/Sipa USA Thus far, the still-nascent Trump administration has already offered a startling rebuke of traditional American policies when it comes to immigration. Across the country, immigrants have been subject to deportations and arrests and the administration has signed two legally dubious...
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Trump Administration Leaves 50,000 Haitians in Legal Limbo

May 22, 2017
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Trump Administration Leaves 50,000 Haitians in Legal Limbo

About 50,000 Haitians living in the United States will remain in limbo for another six months. The Trump administration has reportedly granted a temporary extension of these Haitians’ legal status, leaving them at risk of being forced to leave the country—or remain illegally—at the start of next year. Multiple reports on Monday indicate that...
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WE ARE ON AUTOPILOT WITH 24 HOURS TO TRUMP DECISION ON DEPORTATION OF 50,000 HAITIANS – OTHER THAN A COUPLE OF DIPLOMATIC LETTERS – NO REAL EFFORT TO COMMUNICATE HAITI’S FEELINGS OR THE REALITY.

May 22, 2017
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WE ARE ON AUTOPILOT WITH 24 HOURS TO TRUMP DECISION ON DEPORTATION OF 50,000 HAITIANS – OTHER THAN A COUPLE OF DIPLOMATIC LETTERS – NO REAL EFFORT TO COMMUNICATE HAITI’S FEELINGS OR THE REALITY.

May 22, 2017 JOVENEL MOISE HAS BEEN BADLY SERVED BY HIS INNER CIRCLE! Some say that President Moise sent a letter to President Trump. That is nice, but really too little too late. Should have initiated contact in March.  No one advised him of situation, or its potential for good and positive media coverage...
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Wyclef Jean Talks Mistaken Identity Arrest, Urges Fans to Support Haitian Immigrants

May 22, 2017
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Wyclef Jean Talks Mistaken Identity Arrest, Urges Fans to Support Haitian Immigrants

5/22/2017 by Associated Press Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images Wyclef Jean visits FOX 29 Studio to promote His new EP, titled J’Ouvert on March 7, 2017 in Philadelphia. Tying a bandanna printed with the red-and-blue Haitian flag around his head, Grammy-winning musician Wyclef Jean joked Friday that he hoped no Los Angeles police officers were watching...
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Changing the Narrative About Haiti

May 21, 2017
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Changing the Narrative About Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Prioritizing spending alternatives is difficult in every country. But it is especially challenging in Haiti, where, following years of fractious politics, a newly elected government is striving to expand the economy and improve wellbeing while confronting the lingering consequences of the massive 2010 earthquake. Every government has limited funds, but Haiti has...
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Haiti-born Wyclef Jean raps a message to Donald Trump about immigration- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 21, 2017
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Haiti-born Wyclef Jean raps a message to Donald Trump about immigration- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Hip hop star Wyclef Jean came to Miami to help Haitians celebrate their pride and their Little Haiti neighborhood. But the Haiti-born star, concerned about the plight of tens of thousands of Haitians who could face deportation as the Trump administration decides whether to extend the Temporary Protected Status (TPS)...
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Jonathan Meeks hopes his NFL status can help Haiti

May 20, 2017
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Jonathan Meeks hopes his NFL status can help Haiti

By Bret McCormick bmccormick@heraldonline.com Jonathan Meeks and his fiancee, Anitra, sponsor the support of a Haitian child for $35 a month. But on a recent trip to the country they were unable to see their sponsor for a simple reason: the child would have had to hike six hours through Haiti’s forested and mountainous...
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Trump made a promise to Haitian immigrants. Will he break it and deport them?

May 20, 2017
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Trump made a promise to Haitian immigrants. Will he break it and deport them?

Karen Attiah May 19 at 5:05 PM  Washington POST People protest the possibility that the Trump administration may not extend what is known as Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians in front of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office last week in Miami. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Once upon a time, Donald Trump tried...
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Haitians worried about deportation should start planning now, lawyers say

May 20, 2017
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Haitians worried about deportation should start planning now, lawyers say

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Starting in February, Haitians began showing up at the low-cost health center run by Borinquen Medical Centers of Miami-Dade worrying about what they’ll do if the federal government ends the program that protects them from deportation. Anxious and scared, they’re searching for answers if the Trump administration decides they must...
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Trump’s Latest Target: Haitians

May 20, 2017
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Trump’s Latest Target: Haitians

A policy reversal on refugees — with a uniquely sinister twist. by Francis Wilkinson 27 May 19, 2017, 6:00 AM PDT Hostility is apparently not enough. Photogapher: Shaul Schwarz/Getty Images New presidential administrations review old policies and often replace them with new policies. That’s part of democratic governance, especially in a nation closely divided...
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Massive wave of lay-offs at FAES

May 20, 2017
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Massive wave of lay-offs at FAES

Charles Ernest Chatelier, the Director General of the Social and Economic Assistance Fund (FAES), confirmed the dismissal of non-essential staff due to severe budgetary constraints preventing the institution from meeting its financial obligations. He explained that this was a management decision aimed at financially restoring the institution, which accumulates more than 300 million Gourdes...
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ONE HAITIAN MAY SAVE 58,000 OTHERS – DANIEL JEAN-LOUIS ON STAGE AT LIBERTY UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY WITH TRUMP – WATCH THE VIDEO!!

May 19, 2017
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ONE HAITIAN MAY SAVE 58,000 OTHERS – DANIEL JEAN-LOUIS ON STAGE AT LIBERTY UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY WITH TRUMP – WATCH THE VIDEO!!

May 19, 2017 Truly amazing! President Donald Trump appeared at LIBERTY UNIVERSITY  to give the commencement speech. Wallace and Eleanor Turnbull, founders of Haiti’s oldest ONG – the Baptist Mission, received an award from Liberty University. Appearing on the same platform with President Trump was Daniel Jean-Louis, a  Haitian who had been educated by...
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Trump Admin’s Haiti Emails Perpetuate the Myth of the ‘Black Criminal’

May 19, 2017
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Trump Admin’s Haiti Emails Perpetuate the Myth of the ‘Black Criminal’

Opal Tometi May 18, 2017 TIME:  Opal Tometi is the Executive Director of Black Alliance for Just Immigration and a Co-founder of Black Lives Matter. Black immigrants are once again in the cross-hairs of the federal government’s racist and xenophobic immigration policies. Last week, via e-mails uncovered by the Associated Press, we learned that...
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President Moïse announces difficult decisions to come

May 19, 2017
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President Moïse announces difficult decisions to come

Haiti Libre: On the eve of the first 100 days in power, President Moses, who was taking stock of the situation on National Television, announced that he would still have to take unpopular decisions like that of rising fuel prices, to get the country out of a financial situation that he described as “extremely...
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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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Present, past, tense — will accomplished Brockton student be deported to Haiti?

May 17, 2017
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Present, past, tense — will accomplished Brockton student be deported to Haiti?

Cansery Goguette has spent the past seven years learning English, is one test away from his high school diploma, and on May 12 was honored by the Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education as their 2017 Outstanding Student of the Year. He may never see his full educational potential realized, though. By Anna Burgess The...
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