Students, activists and area politicians attend a unity rally on the steps of City Hall in downtown Newark in support of immigrants in Newark, New Jersey on January 18, 2018.

Trial Begins to Halt Trump's Termination of TPS for Haitians

As more than 50,000 Haitians face possible deportation, plaintiffs and immigration advocates gather outside the federal courthouse where their fates will be decided.

Activists Demonstrate Against President's Immigration Policies

Citing Racial Bias, Judge Blocks Trump Administration from Terminating TPS

A district judge extends protection from deportation for some 300,000 immigrants from El Salvador, Sudan, Nicaragua and Haiti.

Activists Demonstrate Against Trump's TPS Policies

Immigrant Caravan to Travel from L.A. to D.C. to Protest End of Deportation Protections

Beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status are calling on the Trump administration to restore protections for some 400,000 immigrants.

Judge green-lights lawsuit claiming Trump's cancellation of deportation protections, TPS, motivated by race.

Judge Approves Lawsuit Challenging Trump's Termination of Deportation Protection

The suit alleges that the Trump administration’s cancellation of Temporary Protected Status for more than 300,000 immigrants was motivated by race.

U.S. judge allows immigrants to sue Trump administration for termination of temporary protected status.

Judge Says Immigrants Losing Protected Status Can Sue Trump Administration

The suit alleges that President Donald Trump’s stated reasons for ending Temporary Protected Status are a “smokescreen” for a racist immigration agenda.

Immigrants Attend TPS Workshop

Trump Administration Ends Protections for Nearly 60,000 Honduran Immigrants

Honduran TPS holders, who have roughly 273,000 U.S.-born children, are being pushed to leave the United States by January 2020.

Haitians TPS

Lawsuit Alleges Trump's Termination of Deportation Protections Motivated by Race

Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants sue to keep Temporary Protected Status, say president’s immigration agenda is racially discriminatory.

UPDATE: U.S. Government Extends Temporary Protected Status for Haitian Nationals For 6 More Months

Temporary protected status will last six more months for 58,000 Haitian immigrants in the United States. The loss of this immigration protection could lead to deportation to a country that continues to struggle with the impact of two earthquakes and a devastating cholera epidemic.

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''I Am Not Your Negro' Director Raoul Peck on James Baldwin's Legacy

The Haitian filmmaker’s new documentary weaves the compelling story of Black resistance from the 1950s to present using Baldwin’s unfinished “Remember This House” manuscript as its guide.

Vance Barden, right, and Wayne Edwards carry personal items through a flooded street caused by remnants of Hurricane Matthew on October 11, 2016, in Fair Bluff, North Carolina. Thousands of homes have been damaged in North Carolina.

The Horror of Hurricane Matthew by the Numbers

The Category 4 storm may be over, but its carnage will linger.

This NOAA image shows Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean Sea heading toward Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba on October 3, 2016. The hurricane killed at least 1,000 in Haiti, some estimates show.

Where Should You Donate to Help Hurricane Matthew Relief Efforts in Haiti?

Author Edwidge Danticat offers suggestions for those who want to help. 

Junot Díaz Talks Gentrification, Trump and the Power of Theater in New Q&A

The celebrated Dominican-American author and scholar spoke his truth in a conversation with The Uptown Collective.

Remezcla's New Video Explores the Politics of the Dance Floor

Mexico City’s Fvded and Haiti’s Cyborg Dance Collective tear it up

Airport Protest Targets Dominican Republic Tourism

Tourism is a $4.5 billion industry in the Dominican Republic

Mandela and the Black Diaspora

Mandela made tangible the native history I was taught to be proud of, but to which I couldn’t always relate.

Edwidge Danticat on the Dilemma of the Immigrant Writer

The author talks about her new book.

In Haiti, Officials Fear Rising Food Prices and Increase in Cholera Cases

Almost three years after an earthquake devastated Haiti, the country now faces another threat after Hurricane Sandy.

Wyclef Jean Faces the Music About His Now-Defunct Charity, Yéle Haiti

Yéle Haiti, the charity founded by former Fugees frontman Wyclef Jean, is no more. The organization, which raised millions of dollars after the January 12, 2010 Haitian earthquake, faced accusations of financial mismanagement prior to the quake and is is the subject of an ongoing investigation by the New York attorney general.

Hurricane Could Hit New Orleans on 7th Anniversary of Katrina

Isaac remains on track to hit New Orleans area as Category 1 hurricane.

Turns Out the Largest Recipient of Haiti's Relief Money Is the U.S.

“Haiti looks like the earthquake happened two months ago,” says Bill Quigley.