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.
Ethnic media outlets are providing a vital link to news and information about the situation in Haiti as Haitians in the U.S. scramble to learn the fate of friends and family members following Tuesday’s devastating earthquake and relief efforts are organized in communities across the U.S.
Can people change? This question is at the heart of the fight between Homeland Security and detained immigration activist Jean Montrevil. The answer has major implications for the reforms that lawmakers propose when they take up immigration reform after health care.