Young Haitian immigrants under TPS can work and live legally in the U.S., but they can’t qualify for U.S. government college loans. For many that means college is out of reach.
By several measures, immigrant blacks are outpacing African-Americans in higher education. In this podcast reporter Martha St. Jean looks at the impact this has had on relations between different groups of black students.
The first in a series of articles exploring how New York City newspapers that serve immigrant readers are coping with the weak economy and changes in the way news is gathered and distributed.
Almost a quarter century after he was overthrown in a popular uprising, former Haitian president Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier resurfaced in his earthquake devastated country on January 16. Haitians in the U.S. are trying to make sense of what his arrival means in a time of political uncertainty.
Feet in Two Worlds wants to hear from Haitian immigrants and others interested in the situation in Haiti, following Sunday’s voting.
The Haitian immigrant community is struggling to find effective ways to address Haiti’s latest disaster.
Republican candidates who favor greater restrictions on immigration won races in Arizona and Florida.
Four out of nine candidates in the Democratic Primary in Florida’s 17th district are Haitian American. Community leaders fear they will split the vote and miss an opportunity to send the first Haitian American to Congress.
Some scammers are already preying on unwitting –or desperate– Haitian applicants seeking protected status.
On New Year’s Day, Jean Montrevil was detained in an immigration lockup. Less than a month later, after being freed following the devastating earthquake in Haiti, he will stand outside another jail where immigrants are held to protest the laws that placed him a breath away from deportation.