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Homeland Security Has Devastating News for 60K Haitians in US

Protected status to be lifted after 18 months

(Newser) - It was the news tens of thousands of Haitian residents of the US were dreading: The administration has decided to end the Temporary Protected Status that shielded them from deportation after their country's 2010 earthquake. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke announced Monday that the status will... More »

Canada Makes Stadium a Home for Asylum Seekers From US

New arrivals feared Trump would return them to Haiti

(Newser) - So many asylum seekers are crossing into Canada from the United States that Montreal's Olympic Stadium has been opened to house them. The first groups were bused to the stadium Wednesday. Cots are set up in the windowless, domed facility. The mainly Haitian migrants will stay until they get... More »

Job Ad's Unfortunate Stipulation: No Haitians

Company apologizes, and New York attorney general is investigating

(Newser) - Help wanted: "Laid back nurse, no haitians, must have strong respiratory mngt." Yep, you read that right. No Haitians need apply. Interim Healthcare posted the ad in the Rockland Pennysaver in New York last week, prompting double-takes, outrage, a public apology from the company, another one from the... More »

Child Killed in Easter Church Collapse

Floor caves in at France church popular with Haitian community

(Newser) - A 6-year-old child was killed and 32 people were injured when the first floor of a building in France used as a church popular with the Haitian community collapsed during an Easter celebration north of Paris. Some 100 worshipers were evacuated after the tragedy in the middle of an afternoon... More »

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