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A man carries goods past a quake-scarred house in Port-au-Prince on January 11, 2013. Three years after Haiti was devastated by a massive earthquake, hundreds of thousands of homeless people are still at risk from crime, disease and the elements in crowded makeshift camps. The 2010 disaster triggered a global outpouring of sympathetic rhetoric and pledges of aid for the already impoverished Caribbean nation, but residents and aid agencies complain that rebuilding and re-development has been too slow. Around 358,000 people are still living rough in scores of camps scattered around the capital Port-au-Prince and surrounding districts, exposed to a crime wave, a cholera outbreak and -- from time to time -- hurricanes. AFP PHOTO Thony BELIZAIRE (Photo by: THONY BELIZAIRE/AFP/Getty Images)

Government Extends Residency To Haitian Earthquake Victims

Some people displaced by the 2010 earthquake in Haiti have been extended residency and employment benefits by the U.S. government.

03/03/2014

Immigration

Broader Lessons In Obama Immigration Reform

The Obama Administration’s temporary reprieve for youth living in the country illegally has shown in its first year that anymore immigration reform efforts would require the government to streamline application procedures and provide more information on what documents are needed apply to stay in the United States, according to experts.

11/17/2013

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Haitian Nationals Given More Time To Register For Extended Residency

Haitian nationals living in the U.S. now have more time to register for extended residency and employment benefits in this country due to Superstorm Sandy.

12/30/2012

Immigration

Feds Remove “Dreamers” Monitoring Bracelet

A South Florida woman who was on the brink of being kicked out of the U.S. because she and her parents were in the country illegally can thank the Obama administration for giving her a break.

08/21/2012

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Special July 4th Citizenship Ceremony At Homestead Speedway

This Independence Day will be one that several members of the armed forces will never forget as they are sworn in as U.S. citizens in Homestead.

CBS4–07/04/2011

U. S. Senator Bill Nelson

Sen. Nelson Moves To Crackdown On Student Visa Fraud

Florida U.S. Senator Bill Nelson has been joined by four other U.S. Senators in calling for a crackdown on phony colleges sell student visas to foreigners who wish to enter the U.S. illegally.

03/06/2011