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Are Haitians Forgoing Temporary Protected Status?

by Michelle Chen on April 3 2010, 7:20AM

Homeland Security recently reported that only a small fraction of Haitian immigrants potentially eligible for special immigration relief through Temporary Protected Status (TPS) have actually sought that benefit. Immigrant advocates and humanitarian groups lauded the granting of TPS in the…

Topics: Immigration

Temporary Protected Status for Haitians Begins Today, but Doesn’t Apply to Everyone

by Jorge Rivas on January 21 2010, 9:54AM

According to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano the U.S. may be home to as many as 200,000 undocumented Haitian immigrants. Starting today the Obama administration is allowing Haitians who have been in the U.S. without legal status before January 12…

Topics: Global Affairs, Immigration

Legal Barrier Eased for Temporary Protected Status

by Michelle Chen on January 21 2010, 6:10AM

It took a massive earthquake in Haiti to finally push the government to reopen Temporary Protected Status for the tens of thousands of Haitian immigrants who would otherwise be slated for deportation. Just in time, the TPS designation, which…

Topics: Global Affairs

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