Because the protection is only a temporary status and doesn't offer a path to citizenship, it puts recipients in a legal gray zone.
The ongoing protests, which have claimed at least nine lives, have been characterized by tire burning, road blockages, and violent crime.
Haiti's earthquake shattered several cities, but it also birthed another.
As a trial begins to try to protect Haitian immigrants under Temporary Protected Status from being deported back to Haiti, people demonstrate in front of the Eastern District of New York Federal Courthouse in downtown Brooklyn.
Haiti's deforestation is largely driven by small-scale farming and charcoal production, which involves harvesting wood and heating it to remove water and volatile compounds.
In New York City, Haitian community leaders are attempting to change the script when it comes to the church's influence on social justice issues.
Canada's Haitian newcomers are victims of a game of North American cross-border political ping-pong.
Confidential documents also raise questions about the accuracy of the Red Cross’ count of how many Haitians it helped, concluding the figures on one project were “fairly meaningless.”
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.
This simple housing design represents much more than just a building technique.
The new book "A Promise in Haiti" focuses on three families and puts meat on the bones of a nation most of the world sees as just a carcass.
Reforesting efforts in Haiti may not provide immediate relief, but could create a renewable and sustainable supply of food and fuel for desperate villages.
Haiti has been an early casualty of the latest global food crisis. Here, the Associated Press correspondent in Port-au-Prince provides a first-person report from the front lines.