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Employer Update: DHS Extends Temporary Protected Status and Work Authorization for El Salvador, Haiti, Sudan, and Nicaragua

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on March 1, 2019, an extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for qualifying individuals from El Salvador, Haiti, Sudan, and Nicaragua. DHS also announced a nine-month automatic extension of these TPS beneficiaries’ … Continue reading

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Rights group urges Haiti authorities to prosecute Duvalier

[JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] called on Haitian authorities Thursday to prosecute [press release] former president Jean-Claude Duvalier [BBC backgrounder] for crimes against humanity that occurred under his leadership between 1971 and 1986. The pressure on Haiti comes after … Continue reading

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Royal Caribbean: $6,800,000,000 in Tax-Free Income, But No Lunch Money for the Kindergarten Students in Haiti?

The New York times published an excellent article about a small school which Royal Caribbean built in Haiti. Entitled "In Haiti, Class Comes With a Peek at Lush Life," the article was written by Sarah Maslin Nir and contains some … Continue reading

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UN rights chief offers Haiti assistance with Duvalier prosecution

[JURIST] The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay [official website], offered technical assistance [press release] on Tuesday to Haitian authorities in the prosecution of former Haitian president Jean-Claude Duvalier [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] for serious human rights … Continue reading

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Haiti authorities urged to prosecute former president

[JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] called Monday for Haitian authorities to prosecute [press release] the country’s former president Jean-Claude Duvalier [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] for human rights violations committed during his time in office. Duvalier returned to Haiti … Continue reading

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