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Temporary Protected Status Re-registration Period Extended for Haitian Nationals

  WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending the re-registration deadline from May 2, 2014 to July 22, 2014 for Haitian nationals who have already been granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and seek to maintain that status for an additional 18 months. USCIS strongly encourages Haitian TPS beneficiaries to apply as soon as possible.…

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Deadline May 2, 2014, for Haitian Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Re-registration

  The Embassy of Haiti to the United States reminds the Haitian community, that the deadline for re-registration of Temporary Protect Status (TPS) will expire on May 2, 2014. In this context, all Haitian nationals who currently hold TPS must re-register with U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) before the deadline. All additional information about…

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April 7, 2014 – Commemoration of the 211th Anniversary of the Death of Toussaint L’Ouverture

TOUSSAINT L’OUVERTURE The Father of the Nation (1743- 1803) Toussaint L’Ouverture’s name indicated his purpose in life, to give his people an “opening to a better life.” L’Ouverture is remembered as the Father of the Nation, charting the course first for emancipation, and later independence, leading to the uprising of slaves, which erupted in 1791.…

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BÉLO

“BélO is a socially-minded, Haitian-born singer-songwriter powerfully delivering jazz and world beat inflected reggae in French and Creole.” —The Huffington Post Belo at the Artisphere on Friday, April 11, presented in partnership with the Francophonie Festival 2014 Haitian artist BélO has been hailed as one of Haiti’s musical ambassadors to the world. He uses his…

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Grande Fête de la Francophonie

Friday, March 21 was the highly anticipated Grande Fête de la Francophonie. The Embassy set its stage with a delectable Haitian culinary experience, a great introduction to the country. Over thirty-five embassies represented, the Grande fête presented a wonderful mélange of francophone cultures from all over the world, including performances from the musical groups Jomion…

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Durable Solutions, Post-Disaster Displacement: Challenges and Opportunities in Haiti

On Friday, March 14, 2014, The Brookings-LSE Project on International Displacement and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) hosted a discussion on the humanitarian and development challenges that accompany efforts to resolve the large-scale displacement crises that emerge after natural disasters. Drawing in particular on experiences in Haiti and the results of a new Brookings-IOM…