Following the announcement of Department of Homeland Security’s six-month Temporary Protected Status (TPS) extension for Haiti, the Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York (HALANY) has been holding free clinics in Flatbush, NY, to help Haitians renew their TPS. The Association has also assisted participants in finding Haitian Creole-speaking immigration attorneys statewide.
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Haitian Bar Association hosts clinics for those in danger of losing temporary protected status
Rob Abruzzese, Brooklyn Daily Eagle
July 13, 2017
Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York (HALANY) have been hard at work this summer as they have held a pair of temporary protected status (TPS) renewal clinics in Flatbush this summer to help Haitian immigrants who are in danger of losing their status.
The first of these events was held at the YMCA in Flatbush last month and another was held this past weekend at the Bethesda Baptist Church, also in Flatbush. These events connect Haitians living in Brooklyn and the state with Creole-speaking attorneys who can help them to renew the immigration benefit.
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