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Haitians, advocates: TPS renewal overdue, but sign of strong organizing

Scores of Haitian-Americans capped off a week of Haitian Flag celebrations with welcoming news Saturday that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians has been renewed and expanded, a decision that stands to affect more than 100,000 compatriots. While some said the Biden Administration’s decision is delayed, it signals the community’s strength in organizing.

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$1.3 million to help Haitian, other Black asylum seekers

The Open Society Foundations announced it will provide $1.3 million in grants to organizations helping Haitian and other Black asylum seekers who have been displaced, detained or expelled during the U.S. southern border crisis this fall. Organizations that will receive the funds include the Haitian Bridge Alliance, UndocuBlack Network, the Black Alliance for Just Immigration and Black LGBTQIA+ Migrant Project. The money will also help provide legal services to Haitian […]