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U.S. Senator Bill Nelson Writes DHS Acting Secretary Duke Urging 18-month Extension of Haiti TPS,” August 24, 2017

“Senator Urges Trump to Extend Protections for Haitians,” by Associated Press, republished by U.S. News, August 25, 2017

“Nelson urging Trump administration to extend TPS for Haitians,” by  Sergio Bustos, Politico,  August 24, 2017

“Nelson calls for extension of TPS for Haitians beyond January deadline,” by Caribbean News, August 24, 2017

US Rep. Carlos Curbelo seeks more permanent solution for Haitian families living under TPS,” Channel 10 (ABC affiliate), Miami, FL, August 14, 2017

“With Immigration Program in Jeopardy, Las Vegans from Countries Wracked by War, Disaster [Are] on Edge,” by Luz Gray and Michelle Rindels, Nevada Independent, August 23, 2017

Fearing Trump deportation, Haitians head to Canada and risk dividing their families,” by Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, August 19, 2017

“Pour le renouvellement du TPS, le gouvernement [haïtien] mobilise la grosse artillerie…” par Robinson Alphonse, Le Nouvelliste 08 août, 2017

Who is encouraging Haitians to cross the border? Canada wants to know,” by Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, August 27, 2017

For Haitians in U.S, the road to refuge runs straight to Canada— and arrest“, by Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, August 12,2017

The countdown for Haitians with TPS has started. And that has many in Haiti worried,” by Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, August 04, 2017

City petitions DHS for Temporary Protected Status program extension,The Somerville Times, July 19, 2017

It’s the wrong time to end protected status, returning refugees to Haiti and elsewhere,” by Emmanuel Lusardi, Cambridge Today, July 11, 2017

Cambridge City Council supports TPS for Haitians, June 26, 2017

“Study says doing away with immigration program would harm economy,” by Rhina Guidos, Catholic News Service,  July 27, 2017

Eugene seeks support for mother of TPS beneficiary who committed suicide,” by Nelson A. King, Caribbean Life, July 27, 2017

Long Island Swoop Stops Over 100 Haitian Migrants,”by Ava Turnquest,

Tribune242,  July 27, 2017

“These Haitians Found Refuge From Earthquakes, Cholera, and Poverty. Now Trump Plans to Send Them Back. “Haiti can’t offer me anything,” by Nathalie Baptiste, Mother Jones, July 24, 2017

Haitian advocates start 180-day countdown urging Trump administration to extend TPS” by Ayanna Runcie,

Miami Herald, July 24, 2017

“Haitian Immigrants With Temporary Status Await Trump’s Next Move” by Khorri Atkinson,

New York Times, July 21, 2017

“Haitian Bar Association hosts clinics for those in danger of losing temporary protected status,” By Rob Abruzzese,

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 24, 2017

“26 US Senators Urge Generous TPS Extension for Haiti and other Countries,”

July 19, 2017

“Plea to Trump to extend Haitian Temporary Protected Status,” by Allan Wernick,

New York Daily News, July 18, 2017

After Hurricane Matthew, many victims in Haiti feel abandoned,” by Jacqueline Charles,

Miami Herald, July 14, 2017

“Top Trump official warns special immigration status may end soon for a million people,” by Franco Ordoñez, McClatchy, July 12, 2017

“U.S. Coast Guard repatriates 102 fleeing Haitian migrants to Haiti,” by Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, July 12, 2017

President Trump’s Misguided Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement,” by Church World Service President & CEO John McCullough, Huffington Post, June 5, 2017 (please click here for an excellent excerpt from this op-ed, on current Haiti conditions)

How Mobilization Won a Partial Victory on Haiti TPS,” by IJDH Immigration Policy Coordinator Steven Forester, The CCR Blog, June 7, 2017

Editorial, “Mr. Trump, don’t send 50,000 Haitians back to a life of hardship,”  Washington Post, June 3, 2017 (reprinted as “Washington Post: White House shouldn’t end Haitians’ TPS,” Omaha World-Herald, June 6, 2017)

Letter to Editor,”Protected Status for Haitians,”  New York Times, June 4,  2017 (by IJDH Immigration Policy Coordinator Steven Forester)

Immigration activists and lawyers offer Haitians hope, vowing TPS fight is not over,” by Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald,  June 2, 2017

Advocates fear deportations will lead to child labour surge in Haiti,” by David McFadden, Associated Press, June 5, 2017

Homeland Security Chief Signals Shift on Immigration Program,”  Associated Press, 

June 1, 2017

Homeland Security Chief Kelly leaves door open — slightly — for Haiti TPS,” by Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, June 1, 2017

Five places Secretary Kelly should have seen on his trip to Haiti,” By  Marc Cohen,

OXFAM, June 1, 2017

After canceling with TPS families, Haitian president tells recipients to ‘calm down,” by Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, June 18, 2017

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