The following is a testimony to the high level of advocacy, civic engagement, Congressional outreach and also sheer determination of various Haiti, immigrants rights and other groups to keep TPS for Haitians high on the public agenda.

Protecting families, stabilizing the region: Why Temporary Protected Status is needed for Haiti“, 30-page CLINIC report and press release, November 2, 2017

US Senators Schumer, Gillibrand, Booker, and Menendez Write Secretaries Tillerson and Duke Urging 18 Months’ Extension of Haiti’s TPS Designation,” October 31, 2017

U.S. Rep. Mia Love Urges 18-Month Haiti TPS Extension, October 27

Extraordinary Conditions: A Statutory Analysis of Haiti’s Qualification for TPS,” Global Justice Clinic, NYU School of Law, October 26, 2017 (37-page report); Clinic’s press release

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Urges DHS to Extend TPS for Haitians and Others for Detailed Reasons Affecting U.S Economy, October 26, 2017

Principal African-American Christian Communions’ Presidents Urge President Trump to Extend Haiti’s TPS Designation by 18 Months,October 24, 2017

U.S. Senators Markey, Warren and the Entire Massachusetts Congressional Delegation Write Secretaries Tillerson and Duke Urging 18-Month TPS Extension for Haiti,” October 19, 2017

“Miami immigrant advocates urge Trump not to separate TPS families,” by Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, October 27

Philadelphia City Council Urges 18-Month Extension of Haiti’s TPS Designation, October 19, 2017

Hundreds march in Pine Hills to extend Temporary Protected Status for Haitians” ABC affiliate WFTV, Orlando, FL, October 27

Editorial, “Haitians still need protections from US,” Boston Globe editorial board, October 12, 2017

Haiti requests 18-month TPS extension from Trump administration,” Miami Herald, October 9, 2017; Haitian Ambassador Altidor’s letter to Acting DHS Secretary Duke

State Senator Campbell introduces Haiti TPS extension bill and writes Pres. Trump for third time seeking meeting, October 19

Miami Date County Commission Unanimously Urges 18-Month Extension of Haiti’s TPS Designation, October 3, 2017

“US Senators Rubio and Nelson and 8 US Reps from Florida UrgActing DHS Secretary Duke to Extend Haiti’s TPS Designation for 18 Months,” September 18, 2017

Broward County Commission Adopts Resolution Urging 18-Month Extension of Haiti’s TPS Designation,” September 14, 2017

U.S. Senator Bill Nelson Writes DHS Acting Secretary Duke Urging 18-month Extension of Haiti TPS,” August 24, 2017

“City of North Miami Unanimously Passes Resolution Urging 18-month Extension of Haiti’s TPS Designation,” August 22, 2017

US Rep. Carlos Curbelo seeks more permanent solution for Haitian families living under TPS,” Channel 10 (ABC affiliate), Miami, FL, August 14, 2017

Pour le renouvellement du TPS, le gouvernement [haïtien] mobilise la grosse artillerie…” par Robinson Alphonse, Le Nouvelliste 08 août, 2017

United States Conference of Mayors Adopts Resolution Urging 18-Month Extension of Haiti’s TPS Designation,” June 26, 2017

Editorial board, “Mr. Trump, don’t send 50,000 Haitians back to a life of hardship,”  Washington Post, June 3, 2017 (reprinted as “Washington Post: White House shouldn’t end Haitians’ TPS,” Omaha World-Herald, June 6, 2017)

38 Humanitarian and Development Organizations Wrote to DHS Secretary John Kelly With a List of Places to Visit and Experts to see During His 4-Hour-Trip to Haiti, May 30, 2017

Six-month extension for Haitian TPS is not enough,” by U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch and HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield,  Miami Herald, May 25, 2017

 

Haitians get reprieve but it may be short-lived,” by Maria Cramer The Boston Globe, May 23, 2017

Editorial board, “Haitians should not lose TPS status,” Miami Herald, May 23, 2017

Senator Edward Markey Statement on DHS Decision to Extend Temporary Protected Status to Haitians,” May 22, 2017

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson’s Statement on the Extension of Haiti’s Temporary Protected, Status Designation,” May 22, 2017

AILA: Six-Month Extension of Protection for Haitians Is Not Enough,” May 22, 2017

Editorial board, ” Trump shows some heart: A gracious hand to Haitians,” New York Daily News, May 22, 2017

Trump made a promise to Haitian immigrants. Will he break it and deport them?,” by Karen Attiah, The Washington Post,  May 19, 2017

Editorial board, “An easy call on Haiti for Trump – just heed Florida’s advice,” Orlando Sentinel, May 19, 2017

Don’t split up Haitian families – Extend protected status in U.S.,” op-ed by SEIU Florida State Council President Monica Russo, Orlando Sentinel, May 19, 2017

“Five Senators Tell Secretary Kelly Extension of TPS for Eligible Haitians is the Only Humane Decision: As May 22 deadline approaches, Senators warn that DHS must keep its review within the bounds dictated by Congress,” press release and letter, May 19, and Politico Pro story, May 19, 2017

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Senator Ben Cardin writes Secretaries Tillerson and Kelly urging Haiti TPS Extension, May 18, 2017

130 Organizations and 200 Individuals Serving Haitian Community Urge Extension of Haiti’s TPS Designation, May 18, 2017

Fla. lawmakers, humanitarian groups press Trump to renew TPS for Haitians,” Politico, May 17, 2017

14 U.S. Mayors/County Exec Issue Letter to Secretaries John Kelly and Rex Tillerson Urging the Them to Extend TPS for Haitians, May 17, 2017

U.S. Senator Bill Nelson Personally Urges DHS Sec. John Kelly to Extend Haiti TPS, May 17, 2017

35 refugee and humanitarian organizations write DHS Sec. John Kelly urging Haiti TPS renewal, and Rep. Ted Deutch and humanitarian experts discuss this, May 17, 2017

The City Council Just Took a Stand in Support of Boston’s Haitian Immigrants: They could be sent back unless Trump acts to protect them.Boston Daily, May 17, 2017

Over 550 physicians urge Haiti TPS extension, citing “dire public health circumstances,” May 16, 2017

MA leaders urge TPS extension, May 16, 2017

Editorial board, “The Trump administration is criminalizing Haitian refugees,” The Boston Globe, May 14, 2017

Rick Scott asks Trump administration to extend protection for Haitians,” Tampa Bay Times, May 12, 2017

A Harrowing Turning Point for Haitian Immigrants,” by Edwidge Danticat, The New Yorker, May 12, 2017

Congressional Progressive Caucus leaders oppose Trump administration’s discriminatory targeting of Haitian refugees, May 11, 2017

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh Urges Secretaries John Kelly and Rex Tillerson to Extend Haiti TPS, May 11, 2017

Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Dan Donovan (R, NY) writes Secretaries Kelly and Tillerson urging Haiti TPS extension, May 11, 2017

Editorial board, “Hanging Haitians out to dry,” New York Daily News, May 10, 2017

Editorial board,”Extend protected status for eligible Haitians,” The Palm Beach Post, May 9, 2017

Broward County Commissioners wrote DHS Secretary John Kelly urging him to extend Haiti’s TPS designation, May 9, 2017

13 members of New York’s congressional delegation urge extension of TPS for Haitians, May 5, 2017

All eleven members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation wrote DHS Secretary Kelly urging him to extend TPS for Haiti for another 18 months, May 4, 2017

The President of Haiti and Haiti’s Ambassador to the U.S. urge President Trump to extend TPS for Haitian nationals legally residing in the U.S., May 16 and May 8, 2017

L’administration Moïse-Lafontant «favorable au renouvellement du TPS,” Le Nouvellist, May 3, 2017

Congressional Black Caucus asks feds to show ‘compassion’ for Haitians in U.S.,” Miami Herald, May 2, 2017; 47 Congressional Black Caucus members urge DHS Secretary Kelly to extend Haiti TPS

168 faith-based organizations and 248 faith leaders wrote DHS Secretary Kelly urging him to extend TPS for Haiti, May 1, 2017

Editorial board, “Don’t Send 50,000 Back to Fragile Haiti,” New York Times, April 29, 2017

16 Senate Democrats, including Minority Leader Schumer and Judiciary and Appropriations ranking members Feinstein and Leahy, wrote a joint letter urging Secretaries Kelly and Tillerson to extend TPS for Haiti, April 26, 2017

Editorial board, “Renew Protected Status for Haitians,” Boston Globe, April 24, 2017

Florida State Senator Daphne Campbell called for extension of Haitian refugees’ emergency status, April 24

NY Pols and Advocates Ask Trump to Let 50,000 Haitians Remain in the United States,” Observer,  April 24, 2017

Editorial board, “The United States may be about to inflict a massive hardship on Haiti,” The Washington Post, April 23, 2017

Haitians fear protected status expiration will lead to deportations,” Sun Sentinel, April 23, 2017 (story and video).

Editorial board, “Let them stay: U.S. must show compassion to threatened Haitians,” New York Daily News, April 22, 2017

Editorial board, “Extend protection for Haitian immigrants – Failing to extend protection for 50,000 Haitians would be disaster for them, their children and those back home,” Sun Sentinel, April 19, 2017

MA Senator Ed Markey wrote to DHS Secretary Kelly urging extension of TPS, April 18, 2017

National Catholic leaders wrote to DHS Secretary Kelly urging an extension of Haiti’s TPS designation, April 17, 2017

Editorial board, “Extend Temporary Protected Status for eligible Haitians,” Miami Herald, April 16, 2017

The Municipal Council of the township of Irvington, NJ adopted a Resolution urging President Trump and DHS to extend TPS for at least 18 months, April 11

U.S. Senators Rubio and Nelson of Florida, joined by 8 U.S. Representatives from Florida (3 Republicans and 5 Democrats), wrote to DHS Secretary Kelly urging the extension of TPS for Haitians, March 24, 2017

Senators Schumer and Gillibrand of New York wrote to Secretary of State Tillerson and DHS Secretary Kelly urging an expedited extension of TPS for Haitians, March 24, 2017

Representative Mia Love wrote to the President urging extension of Haiti’s TPS designation, March 14, 2017

Congresswoman Yvette Clarke proposed legislation to expand TPS for Haitians, February 10

Detailed December 2016 USCIS Assessment that Conditions Warranting TPS Persist, and then U.S. Sec. of State John Kerry, in December 2016 recommendation that Haiti TPS be Extended when it Expires July 22

51 Florida groups and leaders wrote Hillary Clinton urging redesignating TPS and expanding HRFP, among other actions, October 20, 2016

Senator Bill Nelson co-sponsored a letter from 12 U.S. Senators urging TPS redesignation in light of Matthew, October 13, 2016

U.S. Congresswoman Frederica Wilson urged re-designation of TPS and expanding HFRP, October 13, 2016

U.S. Congressman Alcee Hastings wrote President Obama urging redesignation of TPS, October 12, 2016

Editorial board, “Haiti’s New Catastrophe,” The New York Times. October 7, 2016