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Hundreds in Miami Protest Mass Deportations from DR

The Florida Immigrant Coalition, Inc. (FLIC) and several other human rights organizations and activists organized a demonstration against potential mass deportations from the Dominican Republic (DR). In recent weeks, there has been an outcry from the human rights community against DR’s decision to begin deporting those who didn’t meet an arbitrary registration deadline. So far, the international community has been silent. For Immediate Release: Friday, June 26th, 2015 Media Contacts: Elizabeth Taveras,  (305) 721-9661, Natalia Jaramillo,  (305) 571-7254, Hundreds marched in Miami to stop the mass deportations of Dominican-Haitians in the Dominican Republic Groups and community members demand that the Dominican Government stop the mass deportations of Dominican-Haitians NOTE: Photos attached to link below. Miami, FL – Hundreds of Miamians and organizations came together from the Dominican Consulate to the Haiti Consulate in Brickell and demanded that the Dominican government stop the mass deportations […]

HAITI LIBERTE Vol. 3, No. 15

This Week in Haiti” is the English section of HAITI LIBERTE newsweekly. For the complete edition with other news in French and Creole, please contact the paper at (tel) 718-421-0162, (fax) 718-421-3471 or e-mail at Also visit our website at <>. HAITI LIBERTE “Justice. Verite. Independance.” * THIS WEEK IN HAITI * October  28 – November 3, 2009 Vol. 3, No. 15 HAITIANS IMPATIENT WITH OBAMA OVER TPS by Francesca Guerrier & Kim Ives Some 50 Haitians and their supporters held a spirited demonstration in front of the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach on Monday, Oct. 26 to demand that President Obama immediately grant Temporary Protected Status or TPS to some 35,000 undocumented Haitians currently in the US. Obama was at the hotel for a fundraiser for Democratic Florida congressmen Alcee Hastings and Kendrick Meek, who is running for […]

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