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The Haitian Migration Debate

Wednesday, January 27, 2010  |  Carin Zissis

The question of how to handle Haitian migration looms in the wake of the destructive earthquake. Washington already granted protected status to Haitians who arrived in the United States before January 12, but debate grows over whether to ease immigration rules for refugees as part of recovery efforts. ... Read More

Reconstruction Will Be the Real Challenge

Tuesday, January 19, 2010  |  Eric Farnsworth  |  National Journal Online

"Haiti will quite literally need to be rebuilt from the ground up," writes COA's Eric Farnsworth. The United States, aided by partners in the international community,  "should work  together under a special new UN mandate to restore the nation and put it on a new path to long-term, sustainable development. This is where the true test of U.S. leadership will come," he added. ... Read More