Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Haitian Family Reunification Provides Hope for About 7000 People

This month, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services began sending out invitations for a new Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program (HFRP). The HFRP, though limited, will provide about 7,350 beneficiaries the opportunity to wait for their visas with their families in the US. Concerns with implementation of HFRP include address changes and fees for applicants but advocates, like IJDH’s Steven Forester, are working to make the process as smooth as possible. Part of the article is below. Click HERE for the full text. Hope for Haitian Families Under New U.S. Immigration Program Tricia McCarter, Potent Magazine March 17, 2015 A new reunification program to allow the Haitian relatives of eligible U.S. citizens and permanent residents the opportunity to apply for early entrance to the United States began this year, according to the Department of Homeland Security. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration […]

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