Haitian

Stories about Haitian immigrants in the U.S.

Haitians in South Florida Rally To Demand End To Deportations

By Macollvie Jean-François MIAMI  — Tomorrow, South Florida activists expect 2,000 to 4,000 supporters to attend a rally seeking Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians and to urge lawmakers to put a stop to deportations of undocumented Haitian immigrants. The…

Standoff Between the U.S. and Haiti: 30,000 Migrants at Issue

By Diego Graglia, FI2W web editor In one of our end-of-the-year pieces last December, Haitian-American journalist Macollvie Jean-François summed up the hopes of Haitians in the U.S. after many of them helped elect Barack Obama to the presidency: “People here…

After Eventful Year, Haitian-Americans Continue to Hope

By Macollvie Jean-François In the aftermath of the devastation four major storms wrought on Haiti’s already fragile ecosystem and precarious daily life a few months ago, Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced it would stop deporting Haitians, temporarily. The news brought…

On Election Day, Feet In 2 Worlds Covers The Immigrant Vote

As America votes Tuesday, we will bring you reports from polling places in immigrant and ethnic neighborhoods across the U.S. Follow Election Day from the perspective of immigrant journalists in battleground states Florida and New Hampshire, as well as Illinois,…

Early Voting in North Miami: Long Lines and Lots of Patience

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL., NOV. 2 – By Macollvie Jean-François, Sun Sentinel reporter. On the day elections officials said would break turnout records, Marie St. Fort stood in line around the corner from a North Miami library, squinting into a harsh…