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Opinion | Make the Haitian vote matter

The Haitian diaspora has the power to influence American foreign assistance and diplomatic policy to Haiti. However, they lack the required strategy to unleash such a power. The first thing they must do is operate their organizations as Haitian-Americans instead of as Haitians who live in the United States. Doing so requires community engagement to boost their political presence, build their political corporation, encourage residents to become citizens, and energize the Haitian electoral base to showcase their vote.