The immigration plan that Biden sent to Congress Jan. 20 includes an eight-year pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Those with Temporary Protected Status (TPS), which includes nearly 60,000 Haitians, would be able to apply for permanent residency status immediately.
Democratic presidential nominee Joseph R. Biden Jr. emphasized the high stakes of the November election, while addressing voters at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex in Miami, on Oct. 5.
Investing in Haiti’s prosperity and security is in the national security interest of the United States, said Joe Biden, in announcing policy priorities that impact Haiti and Haitian-Americans. The Democratic presidential nominee made the statement in a media release before an expected visit with Haitians in Miami on Monday.