September 24, 2021

Caribbean pols rally against ending TPS for Haitians

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BY NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life Caribbean legislators in Brooklyn rallied on Monday as a United States federal trial began to protect more than 50,000 Haitian immigrants and their families from being forcibly separated by deportation. The case, Saget et al v. Trump, is the first trial to challenge what petitioner’s say is the […]

Outrage over termination of TPS for Haitians

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BY NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life Black Democratic congressional leaders have joined Caribbean legislators in expressing outrage over the Trump administra­tion’s decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nearly 60,000 undocumented Haitian nationals residing in the United States. US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Elaine Duke said on Monday that she […]

TPS makes ethical sense for immigrants amid Caribbean recovery | Opinion

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By Kathleen Bergin and Ediberto Roman From Sun Sentinel A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to protect immigrants in the U.S. from being deported to hurricane-battered islands in the Caribbean. The group petitioned the Trump administration to grant “Temporary Protected Status” to immigrants from islands where, a month after two monster storms, basic life necessities […]

NASA’s Hubble captures stunning photo that will make you feel insignificant

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By Mike Wehner From BGR We go about our lives here on planet Earth — doing our jobs, cashing paychecks, and raising families — and most of the time we don’t question just how important we are. The jury is still out on whether life has meaning or if it’s just a quirk of the […]

Kelly continues to cast uncertainty about fate of Haitians on TPS

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life Secretary of the United States Department of Homeland Security, John Kelly, continues to cast uncertainty on the eventual fate of 58,000 undocumented Haitians who has been granted limited Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to remain in the US, according to reports. Last week Monday, Kelly granted a six-month TPS […]

Calls on US to stop Haitian deportations

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life As the Obama administration in the United States has resumed deportation of Haitians living illegally in the country, there is a growing chorus of calls for Washington to reverse course. In the latest appeal, three legislators in Brooklyn have dispatched a joint letter to the US Secretary of […]

US extends TPR for Haitians

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) says Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Haiti for an additional 18 months, effective Jul. 23, 2014 through Jan. 22, 2016. USCIS said on Monday that current Haitian beneficiaries seeking […]