Reunite Haitian American Families Campaign Update Call April 24

The Reunite Haitian American Families Campaign Working  Group Invites you to take part in a campaign update call:
Reunite Haitian Families Campaign Update
Friday  April 24

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On this call you will hear from Reunite Haitian American Families Campaign co-chairs, Ninaj Raoul of Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees and Marleine Bastien of Haitian Women of Miami, about what the creation of a Haitian Family Reunification Parole (HFRP) program means to thousands of families across the country who will finally be reuniting with their loved ones as a result of this victory. We will  also share basic information about HFRP implementation.  Finally, Nicole Lee will provide an assessment of how the campaign can best move forward and next steps in advocating for Black immigrant issues at the policy level.Don’t miss out on this inspiring and informative call.
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Alert: USCIS Warns to Avoid HFRP SCAMS

The Wrong Help Can Hurt: Avoid HFRP Scams

The following notice is from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services:

On October 17, 2014, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a limited Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program to help unify families and promote safe, legal and orderly migration from Haiti. However, this program will not begin until early 2015.

Until then, we strongly urge Haitians who may want to apply under this program to be careful of immigration scams. Dishonest people may try to trick potential applicants and take their money by saying they will help them apply.

No one can apply for the program until it begins early next year. Those Haitians who will be eligible for consideration under the program will be contacted in writing with information on how to apply. We will post announcements on and inform the Haitian community when we start this program.

Please read our newest flier, available in English, French and Haitian Creole, about how to avoid immigration scams and share it with your friends and family members. To learn more about common scams and where to report scammers, and how to find authorized assistance with immigration services, please visit


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