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Continuation of Documentation for Beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status Designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, Honduras, and Nepal
Posted on 10 Nov 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 11/16/2022 "Through this notice, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces actions to ensure its continued compliance with the preliminary injunction order of... Read More

DHS Resumes Cuban Family Reunification Parole (CFRP) Program and Haitian Family Reunification Parole (HFRP) Program Operations
Posted on 10 Jun 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, June 9, 2022 "The United States is taking a series of measures to increase support for the Cuban and Haitian people in line with our national interests. Both Cuban and Haitian people are confronting a humanitarian crisis and our policy focuses... Read More

Tags: Haiti , Cuba , parole , DHS

Protection Delayed is Protection Denied: Factsheet on Title 42 Expulsions, Haitian Asylum Seekers in Tijuana, and the U.S. Government’s Ongoing Evasion of Duty
Posted on 7 Apr 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

HHP, CGRS, Haitian Bridge, Apr. 7, 2022 "An estimated 10,000 Black migrants, predominantly asylum seekers from Haiti, currently reside in Tijuana where they face discrimination and violence. Since the imposition of Title 42, the United States has... Read More

Beyond the Bridge: Documented Human Rights Abuses and Civil Rights Violations Against Haitian Migrants in the Del Rio, Texas Encampment
Posted on 29 Mar 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

RFK Human Rights, Haitian Bridge Alliance, March 2022 "From approximately September 9th to September 25th, 2021, more than 15,000 Black Haitian migrants, desperate to save their lives and the lives of their families, waited under the Del Rio International... Read More

Tags: Haiti , asylum , Texas

EADs for Certain Haitian F-1 Students
Posted on 30 Jul 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 08/03/2021 "This notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) has suspended certain regulatory requirements for F-1 nonimmigrant students whose country... Read More

Designation of Haiti for TPS
Posted on 30 Jul 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 08/03/2021 "Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is designating Haiti for Temporary Protected... Read More

NAFSA Asks for SSR for Haitian F-1 Students
Posted on 26 Jul 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NAFSA, July 22, 2021 "We are writing today to request that the Department of Homeland Security’s Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) consider granting Special Student Relief (SSR)* to F-1 students from Haiti. * Regulations allow... Read More

Tags: f-1 , Haiti , nafsa

TPS for Haiti, Burma
Posted on 24 May 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, May 22, 2021 - "Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced a new 18-month designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). This new TPS designation enables Haitian nationals (and individuals without nationality... Read More

The Invisible Wall: Title 42 and Haitian Migrants
Posted on 25 Mar 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nicole Phillips, Tom Ricker, Mar. 25, 2021 "Today, one year after the “Title 42” policy was enacted, the Haitian Bridge Alliance, Quixote Center and UndocuBlack release the report, The Invisible Wall: Title 42 and its Impacts on Haitian... Read More

Tags: Haiti , Title 42 , CDC

ICE Snubs Biden, Mayorkas, Deports Kids to Haiti
Posted on 9 Feb 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ed Pilkington, The Guardian, Feb. 8, 2021 "US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) deported at least 72 people to Haiti on Monday, including a two-month-old baby and 21 other children, in an apparent flagrant breach of the Biden administration’s... Read More

Tags: Haiti , Children , ICE

TPS Continuation for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, Honduras, and Nepal
Posted on 7 Dec 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 237 / Wednesday, December 9, 2020 "Through this notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces actions to ensure its continued compliance with the preliminary injunction orders of the U.S. District Court... Read More

Jean v. Nelson at 35: A Virtual Convening, Oct. 22-23, 2020
Posted on 25 Sep 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Immigration, Equal Protection, and the Promise of Racial Justice: The Legacy of Jean v. Nelson "The year 2020 marks the 35th anniversary of Justice Thurgood Marshall's groundbreaking dissent in Jean v. Nelson, wherein Justice Marshall called... Read More

Federal Court Blocks Trump's Termination of TPS for Haiti: Saget v. Trump
Posted on 12 Apr 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NIPNLG, Apr. 12, 2019 " In a victory for due process and a blow to Trump’s racially-biased, anti-immigrant policies, yesterday, federal district judge William F. Kuntz II issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration’s... Read More

'Remain in Mexico' Plan Echoes Earlier U.S. Policy to Deter Haitian Migration
Posted on 29 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Muzaffar Chishti and Jessica Bolter, MPI, Mar. 28, 2019 "Under the Trump administration’s new Remain in Mexico policy, more than 200 asylum seekers have been sent back to Mexico by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to wait for weeks... Read More

TPS Extensions per Ramos v. Nielsen Injunction
Posted on 1 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 41 / Friday, March 1, 2019 "Through this notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces actions to ensure its continued compliance with the preliminary injunction order of the U.S. District Court for... Read More