Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Elections: Basic Facts and Resources

Dates: Elections in Haiti are scheduled to happen on three dates in 2015: August 9, October 25 and December 27. Voting dates (jours de scrutin): o   9 Aug – 1st round for 2/3 of Senat and 118 Deputies (Chambre de Députés) o   25 Oct – 2nd round legislative and 1st round presidential and local 27 Dec – 2nd round presidential (if needed) Dates results published: o   19 Aug – preliminary 1st round legislative o   8 Sep – final 1st round legislative o   3 Nov – preliminary 1st round presidential o   7 Nov – preliminary 2nd round legislative o   15 Nov – final 1st round presidential o   22 Nov – final 2nd round legislative o   30 Nov – preliminary local o   31 Dec – final local o   17 Jan – Final 2nd round presidential Background: The administration of President Michel Martelly […]

Haitian Family Reunification Fact Sheet

This fact sheet about the Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program (HFRP) was published by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. It contains information from eligibility to apply, to application fees, to work authorization once in the US. If you or someone you know is involved in HFRP, please keep this handy! Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services March 2015 The HFRP Program offers certain beneficiaries of approved family-based immigration petitions (Forms I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, the opportunity to be reunited with family in the United States up to approximately two years before their immigrant visas are expected to become available. Approved beneficiaries will enter the United States as parolees, but will apply for lawful permanent resident (LPR) status once their immigrant visas become available. Eligibility to Apply The Department of State’s National Visa Center (NVC) will issue […]

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