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Haitians demonstrating in Times Square in response to recent comments made by President Trump that appeared to denigrate both Haiti and African nations during a meeting on immigration. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images. The Department of Homeland Security will no longer allow Haitian farmers ...
NEWARK, N.J. -- Dozens stood on the steps of Newark City Hall Thursday in a rally calling for unity against the President's "racist" remarks and policies. Starting today, Haitians can no longer get temporary work visas. This comes after President Trump was accused of making a vulgar remark in an Oval ...

Port-au-Prince - Several dozen Haitians protested outside the US embassy in Port-au-Prince on Thursday, recalling their country's heritage after President Donald Trump reportedly called Haiti a "shithole". The Caribbean island nation was the first country in the world to abolish slavery, when it declared ...
Richard wrote a blog post after hearing about Trump's comment to give a portrait of Haitian People. She updated a post from 2010, which she had written after Hurricane Tomas to let people know that Haiti was more than the tragic images they were seeing. A 7.1 magnitude earthquake also shook the island ...
MIAMI -- When Jacques Despinosse lost a primary for the Florida House of Representatives in the 1990s, he chalked up his drubbing to the skepticism many voters had for candidates from what was then a relatively small Haitian diaspora. But since then, Haitian-American politicians have made one ...

Haitians will no longer be eligible for temporary agricultural and seasonal visas in the U.S. following a new regulatory filing from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The announcement, published Thursday, has noted that citizens of Haiti, as well as Belize and Samoa, will be prohibited from ...
Officials will automatically extend the validity of the documents for Haitians with TPS for 180 days through July 21. The extension was good news for immigrants, but also for companies like Rosen Hotels and Resorts, which rely on the Haitian refugees who make up a large part of the workforce.
Boston (AP) - Thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump's administration delayed the process of re-registering those with temporary protected status, Haitian community leaders and immigrant activists say.
More than 18,000 people filed asylum claims in Canada last year, with up to 250 people per day entering the country at one point last summer. Since then those numbers have dwindled, but the Trump Administration's decision to rescind temporary protected status for nearly 60,000 Haitians in November ...
The Trump Administration is moving to prohibit people from Haiti -- which the president allegedly insulted in a meeting last week -- from applying for visas for seasonal and farm workers. The Department of Homeland Security has given notice it plans to prohibit people from Haiti, as well as Belize and ...
On Sunday night, Donald Trump strode onto a colonnaded porch of his exclusive Palm Beach golf resort and declared he is not a racist. "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed," the president bellowed at a press gaggle while House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy stood blank-faced at his ...
In November, the Trump Administration announced a July 2019 date to end a special status given to about 59,000 Haitian immigrants who were affected by a devastating 2010 earthquake. The decision gives the impacted Haitians 18 months to return to their home country or legalize their status in the U.S., ...
NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) -- Bahamian authorities say they have detained more than 70 Haitians after intercepting a vessel west of the Exuma chain of islands between the Bahamas archipelago and Cuba, over the long holiday weekend. They said the Bahamian navy intercepted the 40 foot vessel with ...
NEW YORK, United States (CMC) -- As Haitian Americans prepare to commemorate their homeland's 214th anniversary as the world's first black republic on Monday, many are still outraged over derogatory remarks allegedly made by United States President Donald Trump about Haitians. "No, we're not ...
President Donald Trump reportedly said 15,000 Haitians who received US visas "all have AIDS" and 40,000 Nigerians would never "go back to their huts" after seeing the US. Trump made the reported comments during a June meeting, after growing frustrated at the amount of foreigners allotted visas to the ...
The United States granted Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, to Haitians after the catastrophic earthquake in January 2010. More than 200,000 people were killed; another 1.5 million people were displaced from their homes. Haiti was already a crushingly poor country with massive corruption; after the ...

"The Haitian People deserve better," the then-candidate said. "That is what I intend to give them. I will give them better." On Thursday, though, during White House talks about an immigration plan that would include protections for people from Haiti and other countries, Trump exploded with his "shithole" ...
President Donald Trump with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg during a joint news conference in the East Room at the White House in Washington on Wednesday. A day after meeting with Solberg, Trump told members of Congress that the United States needed more immigrants from places like ...
President Donald Trump has reportedly referred to Haiti and African countries as "s***hole countries" during a meeting with congressional leaders in the Oval Office. After ideas for restoration projects to help immigrants in Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries were floated as a potential part of a bipartisan ...
Luckily for Trump, the answer to one of them -- namely, why America "needs more Haitians" -- lies right outside the president's front door. That's because The Mar-a-Lago Club, Trump's mansion-cum-golf resort in Palm Beach, Florida, reportedly hires more of its seasonal foreign workers from Haiti than it ...
The forced emigration of almost 60,000 Haitians triggered by the termination of temporary protected status for Haitian earthquake victims will be judged by history with infamy, and now we know why. Over the weekend, the New York Times reported that the president thinks that all Haitians have AIDS.
And the hits just keep on coming. And by hits we mean the insults, negative stereotypes and willful ignorance in which the Trump Administration continues to traffic. Last week, the New York Times reported that, in June, President Trump said that thousands of Haitians, apparently bound for the United States, ...
Last week, the New York Times reported that, in June, President Trump said that thousands of Haitians, apparently bound for the United States, "all have AIDS." Given the ... Here are the facts about Haitians and AIDS: According to UNAIDS, an estimated 150,000 adults on the island are living with HIV/AIDS.
In the early nineteen-eighties, soon after cases of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) were first discovered in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control named four groups at "high risk" for the disease: intravenous drug users, homosexuals, hemophiliacs, and Haitians. Haitians were the ...
In the early nineteen-eighties, soon after cases of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) were first discovered in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control named four groups at "high risk" for the disease: intravenous drug users, homosexuals, hemophiliacs, and Haitians. Haitians were the only ones solely ...
The forced emigration of almost 60,000 Haitians triggered by the termination of temporary protected status for Haitian earthquake victims will be judged by history with infamy, and now we know why. Over the weekend, the New York Times reported that the president thinks that all Haitians have AIDS.
And the hits just keep on coming. And by hits we mean the insults, negative stereotypes and willful ignorance in which the Trump Administration continues to traffic. Last week, the New York Times reported that, in June, President Trump said that thousands of Haitians, apparently bound for the United States, ...
And the hits just keep on coming. And by hits we mean the insults, negative stereotypes and willful ignorance in which the Trump Administration continues to traffic. Last week, the New York Times reported that, in June, President Trump said that thousands of Haitians, apparently bound for the United States, ...
Deondre Francois remembers Haitian flags and photographs of the island speckled throughout his grandmother's South Florida home. She is proud of being Haitian. So too is her grandson, Haitian-American quarterback for the Seminoles. "I want to express it just as much as she did," he said. "We Haitians ...
the White House staunchly denied reports Donald Trump made derogatory comments about immigrants entering the country during a June meeting with top officials. According to a New York Times report released Saturday (Dec, 23) two unnamed officials recall hearing the president say people traveling ...
President Donald Trump in the Oval Office in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 22, 2017 (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images). All the "debate" about whether Donald Trump is really, truly racist should be put to rest now. The man actually opened his mouth in public--as president of the United States--and fixed his flat ...
The United States granted Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, to Haitians after the catastrophic earthquake in January 2010. More than 200,000 people were killed; another 1.5 million people were displaced from their homes. Haiti was already a crushingly poor country with massive corruption; after the ...
Two months after experiencing the devastating 7.0- magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010, my dad finally made it back home to Boston. What had started as a holiday vacation turned into weeks of sleeping outside the family home in Haiti, fearful that it would collapse on anyone sleeping ...
environmentalists haul illegal fishing nets in the ocean, while poor Haitians collect discarded plastic bottles of the streets of their country. All the waste is then turned into fabric and later into high end shoes and backpacks -- a new trend in recycling. ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: From trash to high-end fashion, ...
Kingston, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) More than 5,500 Haitians were deported by the administration of US President Donald Trump during the fiscal year 2017, ... The report on the growth of the number of Haitians returned to their native country takes place after the DNS announced the suspension of the ...
Last month, the Trump administration decided to sunset a humanitarian program in 18 months that allowed some 59,000 Haitians to live and work in the United States after a 2010 earthquake ravaged their country. In response, several members of South Florida's congressional delegation (from both sides ...
Leyna Paul dreams of studying at Johns Hopkins University to become an anesthesiologist, but she's not sure whether she will get the opportunity. Last month, the Trump administration announced plans to end a humanitarian program that allows Haitians who fled the devastation of the country's 2010 ...
Following the earthquake, Canada deployed 2,000 troops to the island initially sent as search and rescue, but overstayed their welcome and actively impeded on Haitian People's ability to live life freely. As foreign nations' interests in Haiti increases, the country destabilizes. Since the 1970s, Haiti's unstable ...
In a little less than 18 months, they either need to return to Haiti, or figure out some way, any way of remaining in America. This is a dilemma they share with 59,000 other Haitians in the U.S., all of whom were informed by the Trump administration that their Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, would not be ...
Trump never explicitly promised to extend the TPS designation for Haitians, but according to those in the community, Trump's words that September day meant he would defend Haitians' interests. "He turned his back on the Haitian People," said Gepsie M. Metellus, the executive director at Sant La Haitian ...
The Dominican government is continuing to militarize its border sending additional soldiers to its 400 km shared border with Haiti in order to stop Haitians from entering the country. In October alone, Dominican migration deported or refused to allow entry to 10,945 foreigners, mainly Haitians, because of ...
Ronyde's future has been in limbo since Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced last month that she was ending Temporary Protected Status for Haitians. The humanitarian program has granted refuge to 59,000 Haitians since the island nation was hit by a catastrophic earthquake in ...
Massachusetts nursing facilities rely heavily on first-generation Americans and immigrants to meet care needs. There are approximately 4,300 Haitians who provide care and companionship to our residents. These workers include licensed nurses, certified nursing assistants, and laundry and food service ...
Earlier this month, President Trump sparked outrage when he announced his decision to end provisional residency protection for 60,000 Haitians by 2019 for those who were affected by the devastating 2010 earthquake. Trump's decision to curtail their stay comes after his administration stated that the ...
On Nov. 20, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it's terminating Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for approximately 50,000 Haitian immigrants, effective July 2019. Haitians living in the U.S. were granted TPS following the 2010 earthquake that displaced more than 1.5 million people ...
Trump has scheduled the program to end for Haitians in July 2019, just ... Haitian People can stay and be integrated into America's population.
On November 20th, the Trump administration announced that Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for Haitians would end in July 2019.
"Granting temporary protected status to 59,000 Haitians is incredibly important to them and their US-born, US-citizen children but also important ...
WORCESTER - This Thanksgiving, local Haitians felt something beside gratitude and ... "Is it fair for our Haitian People to be treated like this?


 

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