CBC chair, Clarke urge Trump to extend TPS for Haitians
By Nelson A. King
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The chair of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Cedric Richmond, and Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke have urged the Trump administration to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitian nationals who were in the United States prior to Nove. 4, 2016.
Haiti was added to the list of TPS-designated countries on Jan. 21, 2010, after an earthquake killed 300,000 people and displaced another 1.5 million people. TPS has been extended three times since then for 18 months each, CBC noted.
“Allowing Haitian nationals …