Quote: Originally Posted by Goober
And what are you doing except pointing fingers -
Are you saying the news isn't sometime spun just a tad to make things look/sound good to the cameras? Like that turkey holding a fake turkey in Iraq.
This article says it only applied to Haitians who are already on US soil.
:Celhomme was among New York-area Haitians who came to the federal briefing on the new immigration program. They learned that Haitians who were here when the earthquake struck will be able to receive temporary protected status (TPS), even if they are in the U.S. illegally. New York Citizenship Immigration Service district director Andrea Quarantillo explained:
"Haitian nationals will be able to remain in the U.S. legally, be able to obtain authorization to work legally in the United States, be eligible to obtain permission to travel outside the United States, and return to their TPS status," she said.
Being able to travel home to help without fear of being denied re-entry to the U.S. is key."
US Immigration Service Grants Reprieve to Haitian Immigrants | News | English (external - login to view)