Haiti’s Bwa Kale claims 160 lives
Bwa Kale has brought with it visible results in the fight against the armed gangs that have tormented residents for years.
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Your immigration sponsorship questions answered
As the Haitian community goes through the process of sponsoring Haitians who want to come to the United States through the Biden Administration’s parole process, both the potential financial supporters and Haitians being sponsored have raised a host of questions. The Haitian Times asked lawyers at the Americans for Immigrant Justice, based in Miami, for…
Welcome.US opens registration for Haitians looking for American sponsors
MIAMI— A sponsor-parolee matching group has opened registration for interested beneficiaries of the humanitarian parole programs for Cubas, Haitians, Venezuelas, Nicaraguas and Ukrainians. The Welcome.US group’s database will be open on the 15th of the month for a limited time to balance the number of sponsors and beneficiaries through its Welcome Connect platform. This month…
Stay up-to-date on the latest developments in immigration news and policy affecting the Haitian community. Our dedicated immigration page offers in-depth analysis, breaking news, exclusive features, and the information you need to navigate the immigration system.
Watchdog group for immigrant moms launched in Brooklyn
“Just because you may be new here or you don’t have documents, you still have rights.”
Forum on insecurity in Haiti slammed
PORT-AU-PRINCE — A two-day forum to address Haiti’s escalating gang violence drew sharp criticism from various observers, who called it a futile expenditure of time and resources – even as the country’s Prime Minister promised to bring significant changes in the coming weeks. “We have already talked too much about the insecurity of the country,…
Dayana gets TPS, feels free
Shortly after graduating from law school, Dayana took a flight to Florida on a tourist visa – with no plan to return to Haiti.
Haitians in America: A legacy of excellence
Showcasing leaders carrying Haiti’s torch of greatness during Haitian Heritage Month
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THE CITY OF NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORATION DIVISION OF BRIDGES CONSULTANT PROGRAMS REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Long-waited armored vehicles burned 2 weeks after arrival in Haiti
PORT-AU-PRINCE—An armored Haiti National Police excavator was set on fire in Martissant on Monday, bringing to three the number of armored vehicles destroyed in less than a week as police continue the struggle to crack down on heavily-armed gangs. Members of the “5 Segond” gang took responsibility for the burning and posted a video of…
Slam the scams targeting Haitians
Fraudulent schemes and other activities targeting the Haitian community abound in Haiti, the U.S. and elsewhere across the globe. Most appear to fall in the get-rich-quick or Ponzi-like pyramid categories.
To help the community avoid these scams, this page compiles stories we’ve reported about fraudulent activities and provides resources to avoid or report scams.
Tap-taps: A symbol of Haiti’s endurance
A tap-tap ride creates a mini pop-up community, telling much about Haiti.
New Florida law gets tough on the undocumented, their helpers
“Stop picking on immigrants,” State Representative Dotie Joseph said during an April meeting addressing the House version of the bill.
What does Title 42 ending mean for Haitians?
At midnight Thursday, Title 42 ended. But the real impact on Haitian asylum seekers and their families is, as yet, unclear. First, a recap on Title 42, what’s…
The Kreyol connection
“We have this phrase in Haiti, Kreyòl Pale, kreyòl Konprann, or Kreyol spoken is Kreyol understood,” Toussaint said. “I always say that means you have to have the…
Salon D’Ayiti features Haitian writers | PHOTOS
BROOKLYN – Writers Edwige Danticat and Ibi Zoboi kicked off last weekend’s Salon D’Ayiti, the second of two talks featuring more than a dozen authors writing in French,…
Little Haiti in transition | VIDEO
MIAMI — Wherever you go in Little Haiti, new developments with “for lease” signs greet you and construction sites dot the neighborhood as gentrification fully settles in. What’s…
Recent immigration proposals likely to affect Haitians
Across the country and legislative houses, politicians on both sides of the aisle are trying to influence U.S. immigration policy as the 2024 election gets officially underway, triggered…