Useful Links Boston College Law School’s Post-Deportation Human Rights Project Center for Gender and Refugee Studies at UC Hastings College of Law Alternative Chance: Advocacy for Criminal Deportees in Haiti www.alternativechance.org American Immigration Lawyers’ Association http://www.aila.org/ Greater Boston Legal Services Index of Documentation for Haitian Asylum Seekers National Immigration Project’s Immigrant’s Rights Resources
Press Coverage Amicus Brief of Human Rights Watch for Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Petition Against Criminal Deportations – June 6, 2007 Haitians Deserve Protected Status – South Florida Sun-Sentinel, September 25, 2006 Haitians Insist On Right To Asylum In U.S. – Atlanta Journal-Constitution – February 8, 2006 Policy is ‘white-foot, black-foot’ – Carl Hiaasen – Miami Herald – February 5, 2006 Stop Deportations to Haiti – South Florida Sun-Sentinel – January 30, 2006 Letter from Members of Congress to Attorney General Gonzales in Support of Motion to Stop Deportations to Haiti – January 25, 2005 Nationwide Legal Actions to Stop Deportations to Haiti – January 17, 2006 Haitians Facing Deportation Seek Special Visa – New York Sun – January 20, 2006 Lawyers Seek to Halt Deportations to Haiti – Associated Press – January 19, 2006 Citing Pre-Election Strife, Attorneys […]
Press Accounts Hellish Conditions Prevail in Haiti Jails –Association France-Presse, July 12, 2007 Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on Haiti’s Detention Centers –(press release) June 21, 2007 Miami Judges Tougher on Asylum Cases –Miami Herald, June 1, 2007 Study: Miami Judges Less Likely to Grant Asylum –CBS4 Miami, June 2, 2007 New life is no life for U.S. ex-cons in Haiti –Chicago Tribune, May 17, 2007 Haiti prison population rises; US aid ineffective, audit says –Bloomberg, May 3, 2007 Influx of deportees stirs anger in Haiti, Some believe US policy helped boost crime rate -Amy Brachen, Boston Globe, March 11, 2007
Press Accounts Immigration: Haitians in America Meet Requirements For Temporary Protective Status -South Florida Sun-Sentinel, August 25, 2006 Study Finds Disparities in Judges’ Asylum Rulings – NY Times, July 31, 2006 Haiti Protets – UN Brazilian Troops Stand-by -October 01, 2004 Prison riot mars Haitian President’s inauguration -CTV News- May 14, 2006
Country Condition Information Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada Resources Country of Origin Research Haiti National Documentation Page Human Rights Reports Press Accounts 2004 Press Accounts 2005 Press Accounts 2006 Press Accounts 2007 Press Accounts IJDH.org News Archive
Sunday, October 31: “ U.S. Empire: the Case of Haiti”, Haiti Action Committee Ecumenical Peace Institute/CALC, Trinity United Methodist Church, Berkeley, 5:30 with a link to: Click here for pdf flyer Tuesday, November 1: IJDH/BAI Fundraiser, Heller Ehrman LLP, 333 Bush Street, San Francisco , 5:30-7:30, with a link to the attached SF-Haiti Fundraiser invite: Click here for the pdf Flyer Wednesday, November 2, University of San FranciscoLawSchool, 12:00-1:00 Wednesday, November 2, HastingsCollege of Law, San Francisco, 3:40-5 Thursday, November 3, StanfordUniversity, 12-1 Thursday, November 3, “Haiti: the International Community’s Dictatorship,” Peninsula Peace and Justice Center, Unitarian Universalist Church, Palo Alto, 7:30 with a link to attached Palo Alto flyer.