Port-au-Prince, Haiti. January 2010. Photo Credit: Garry Pierre-Pierre. Yesterday Haitians throughout the Diaspora marked the 10th anniversary of the Jan….
With the passage of the American Dream and Promise Act by the Democratic-led House of Representatives on July 5, a pathway to permanent residency is slowly becoming a reality. The bill would benefit not just those with TPS, but also those eligible for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and people with Deferred Enforced Departure (DED). In total it could impact more than 2.5 million people.
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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.
“We want to make sure the Haitian community here in the states, as well as home, knows what is at risk, for you to leave Haiti and come here with the hope of making it.”
The Trump administration said Thursday it will extend special immigration protections for Haiti and three other countries until January 2020….
Protect the Dreamers and TPS Campaign Launched on Eve of Anniversary of January 2010 Haiti Earthquake
When Brooklyn Council Member Mathieu Eugene was driving on Jan. 12, 2010, his wife called and asked if he was aware of what was going on in Haiti. Slightly perplexed by her comment, she urged him to get to a television and see for himself what was happening. What Eugene saw unfolding his eyes on live television was heartbreaking to say the least.