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Biden administration halts deportations, moves to fast-track residency for TPS holders

By Sam Bojarski

Shortly after 1 p.m. on Jan. 19, iAero Airways flight 3563 touched down in Port-au-Prince. It landed with one fewer passenger than some anticipated the day prior. 

That would-be passenger was Paul Pierrilus, a New York man who was pulled off the plane in a drama-filled flurry of late-night calls and paperwork between his lawyers, immigration enforcement and a congressional representative.

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Sam Bojarski

Sam Bojarski

Sam Bojarski has been covering Haiti and its diaspora for The Haitian Times since 2018. He is currently covering New York's Haitian community as a Report for America corps member.
Sam Bojarski
Jan. 21, 2021