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New York Senator Seeks to Decriminalize Fare Evasion
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New York Senator Seeks to Decriminalize Fare Evasion

People of color represent 92 percent of turnstile jumping arrests. The effort on turnstile jumping represents part of a broader initiative to end broken windows policing and the resulting harms caused to immigrant communities. Research shows that broken windows policing inadvertently puts a target on undocumented immigrants and increases their risk of detention and deportation.

Haitian Community Awaits Trump Administration TPS Decision, Calls to Renew Persist
New York, News

Haitian Community Awaits Trump Administration TPS Decision, Calls to Renew Persist

By Wyatt Massey

In anticipation of the upcoming decision from the Trump Administration regarding Haiti’s Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation, a coalition of elected officials, community groups, labor, and advocates came together on May 16 during a rally at Foley Square to demand the Trump Administration stop the threat of mass deportation by extending TPS for Haitians.

Arts & Culture, New York

By Francesca Andre

On March 3 Haitian singers Anie Alerte and Riva Nyri Précil brought their jazz-infused Kreyol music to Brooklyn Academy of Music’s BAMcafé in honor of Women’s History Month.

Brooklyn Council Member Launches Petition To Demand The Renewal Of Temporary Protected Status For Haiti In The Aftermath Of Recent Natural Disasters
New York, News

Brooklyn Council Member Launches Petition To Demand The Renewal Of Temporary Protected Status For Haiti In The Aftermath Of Recent Natural Disasters

By Haitian Times Editorial Staff Council Member Mathieu Eugene formally launched a petition on Feb. 24 to urge President Donald Trump and the Department of Homeland Security to extend Haiti’s designation for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). The petition, which was launched on haititpsrenewal.com, is part of an ongoing effort by Council Member Eugene to alleviate the humanitarian crisis…

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