In Shift, US Grants ‘Temporary Protected Status’ to Haitian Quake Victims

Maria Sacchetti, Boston Globe, May 17, 2011

Haitians who fled the earthquake-ravaged nation last year will be eligible to apply for special status that allows them to live and work legally in the United States for a fixed amount of time, US immigration officials announced today.

The move extending so-called temporary protected status to the Haitians marks a major shift for federal officials, who had resisted granting it to thousands of Haitians in part to discourage a life-threatening mass migration by sea. {snip}

Under their new status, the Haitians who came after the quake will enjoy the protected status until Jan. 22, 2013. The government also gave the 18-month extension to Haitians who came to the US before the quake. It had been set to expire in July.

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The estimated 10,000 people who had fled after the quake on visitor visas, which they overstayed because they had no jobs or homes to return to, ended up crowded into relatives’ homes or homeless and living in motels, as the Globe reported in January.

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  • Anonymous

    When will Americans get permenant protected status FROM Haitians coming in to steal from and kill us?

  • Julia Strykker, der Dixie Gal!

    “Shift” is progress toward a more transformed USA. Whenever you are moved off a pro White, American Only position, the MSM will laud your “shift” and hold you up and example of the kind of voice of inclusion that we need so that the voices of exclusion can be drowned out as we shout down hate mongers who misuse their right of Free Speech.

    Whatever moves America to less White is a “shift” in the right direction. If the journalist who wrote that is White, don’t you know they live as far away from typical blacks as possible, and ditto if they are a “black journalist,” which really just means a high mulatto beneficiary of Affirmative Action, the institutionalize of unearned black privilege.

  • Anonymous

    “eligible to apply for special status that allows them to live and work legally in the United States for a fixed amount of time, US immigration officials announced today. ”

    LIARS! A fixed amount of time? You mean their whole LIFETIMES! I am so sick of bringing in these 3rd world “refugees” and LEGAL immigrants!!!! NO MORE!

    We know what the gig is. REPLACE/DISPLACE the White population which has been full speed ahead since 1965. Do they think ALL Whites are stupid and have been fooled? Not by a long shot.

  • Peejay in Frisco

    While they are here, they will crank out a whole bunch of anchor babies, so that it will help their chances of staying here.That doesnt take any skill.

  • Istvan

    If they don’t kill us with knives the Haitians will just kill us with Dengue fever. Thanks Uncle Sam.

  • Anonymous

    Haitians who came after the quake will enjoy the protected status until Jan. 22, 2013.

    That’s long enough to drop a few anchor babies, then they can’t be deported because that “tears families apart.” They’ll be allowed to morph into newly minted US citizens, eligible for an entire menu of government services and family reunification options with the option of importing 1000s of their destitute relatives.

  • Anonymous

    I know what Haitians did to Miami. Murder and mayhem extraordinaire!

    They are as bad as you can imagine, X100.

    Clearly there is no law, order, or sanity in this decrepit place once known as the USA.

    Why should it last? How could this rotten corpse stand?

    Would Washington, Jefferson or Franklin say any different?

    Of course not. They’d pull the plug. I can do nothing but sit and watch the demise of my country, for madmen are at the helm.

  • Anonymous

    The result of all racial crossing is therefore in brief always the following:

    *

    * Lowering of the level of the higher race;

    * Physical and intellectual regression and hence the beginning of a slowly but surely progressing sickness.

    “They” just want more of this for White Americans.

  • WR the elder

    We still have earthquake victims from El Salvador living here “temporarily”. I absolutely guarantee that those Haitians will never, ever be sent home. When our government says it’s letting an illegal immigrant stay here “temporarily” it’s nose gets a little longer.