Claire Savage

DC Attorney General ‘Makes Every Haitian Proud’
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DC Attorney General ‘Makes Every Haitian Proud’

  By Claire Savage Karl Racine was born to be a changemaker.  Public service is in his blood: his father…

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Progress on permanent residency House bill and federal lawsuits provide little comfort for some Haitian TPS holders

Last month, Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard introduced a bill that would offer a path to permanent residency for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Deferred Enforced Departure and TPS immigrants. On the same day, a Maryland court denied the government’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit arguing that TPS removal was racially motivated, and moved to proceed with the case — a significant win for the Haitian community and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, who filed the original suit.

Recalled Haitian ambassador was revered, made the embassy feel like ‘home,’ Haitian Americans say
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Recalled Haitian ambassador was revered, made the embassy feel like ‘home,’ Haitian Americans say

Throughout his tenure, Altidor was known for opening the doors of the embassy to both the community and those not familiar with Haitian culture. He often sponsored a variety of events — from fashion shows to panel discussions– in the palatial space that’s ordained with colorful pieces of Haitian artwork.