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Rep. Ros-Lehtinen Supports Haitian Family Reunification

Florida Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen calls the plan to partially implement Haitian Family Reunification in 2015 “a great step forward.” She states some of the program’s benefits, like remittances to Haiti, and also the importance the the US helping Haiti. She says “They’re our hemispheric partner. We need to help them.”

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GOP REP: HAITI REUNIFICATION SHOULD BE STEP FOR DACA PARENTS

Ian Hanchett, Breitbart TV
October 21, 2014

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) stated that she believed the Department of Homeland Security’s recently announced program to allow thousands of Haitians into the US was “a great step forward” that she hoped would provide an example for policies to handle the parents of children who fell under the Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on Tuesday’s “Jose Diaz-Balart” on MSNBC.

Ros-Lehtinen expressed that she hoped the Haiti program would be a step to taking similar action for parents of children who fell under DACA.

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