Author Archives: adminhla

20 Oct
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the Department of Homeland Security to begin implementation of a Haitian Family Reunification

GREAT NEWS! Starting in early 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will begin implementation of a Haitian Family Reunification Parole (HFRP) Program to expedite family reunification for certain eligible Haitian family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents ...

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20 Aug
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73 Haitian American Diaspora Groups and Leaders Urge President Obama to Create a Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program

In an unprecedented demonstration of unity and urgency, Haitian American organizations and leaders from across the nation and political spectrum today urged President Obama “to instruct the Department of Homeland Security to create a Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program (HFRPP) ...

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17 Jun
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Haitian Lawyers Association Attorneys Selected to the Florida Bar Leadership Academy

Haitian Lawyers Association Attorneys Selected to the Florida Bar Leadership Academy   Three members of the Haitian Lawyers Association were selected for the 2014-2015 Florida Bar Leadership Academy. Our members were selected to be among the 30 fellows chosen from ...

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01 Mar
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HLA Scholarship Recipient : Gueter Aurelien

Gueter Aurelien is of Haitian descent and former scholarship recipient of the Haitian Lawyer’s Association (“HLA”).  Gueter graduated from University of Miami School of Law and is a corporate attorney with Venable LLP in Baltimore, Maryland.  As a member of ...

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25 Feb
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HLA board member sworn in as interim city attorney North Miami Beach

The Haitian Lawyers Association is proud to congratulate our very own Dotie Joseph on her appointment as Interim City Attorney for the City of North Miami Beach. Ms. Joseph will also be installed as President-Elect at the 16th Annual Haitian ...

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24 Feb
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BREAKING NEWS – Look who is coming to the gala

BREAKING NEWS!!!!! Eugene Pettis, the first black president of the Florida Bar will be attending our upcoming gala!

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08 Feb
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Where are they now? – past scholarship recipients – Altanese Phenelus

Altanese Phenelus is a third-year student at FIU College of Law. Altanese is of Haitian descent, and is the first in her family to pursue a law degree. She holds an executive board position on the FIU Law Review as ...

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03 Nov
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Haitian Lawyer’s Association’s response to the Dominican Republic’s Supreme Court ruling striping citizenship from Dominicans of Haitian descent living in the DR.

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12 Aug
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HLA participates in Immigration and Human Trafficking Town Hall

HLA is proud to sponsor a Symposium/ Town Hall discussion on Immigration and Human Trafficking. There also will be some discussion on Immigration Reform. Our own Soeurette Michel and  Patricia Elizee are confirmed panelist. If you are interested in becoming ...

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12 Aug
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Our President-Elect, Fritznie Jarbath, was interviewed on Tropik TV to discuss the Zimmerman Verdict

Our president-elect Fritznie Jarbath was interviewed on  Tropik TV to discuss the press release of  HLA’s Response to the Zimmerman verdict. The show will air this Friday and Saturday at  Tropik TV on NBC Miami COZI  TV  (Saturday – Sunday / 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM) on the CH 6.2 – ...

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