Dameus Denis, longtime Spring Valley Haitian leader, co-founder of HACSO, dies at 95

Dameus Denis, longtime Spring Valley Haitian leader, co-founder of HACSO, dies at 95

By Steve Lieberman for Rockland/Westchester Journal News SPRING VALLEY – Dameus Denis, a founder of the Haitian social network group HACSO and a prominent figure in the growth of the community, has died at age 95. The Haiti-born Denis emigrated to the U.S. in the early 1960s, settling in Spring Valley. He moved into a nascent Haitian […]

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Advocates: Supreme Court TPS ruling shows need for immigration reform

Advocates: Supreme Court TPS ruling shows need for immigration reform
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Of the nearly 60,000 Haitians living in the United States with Temporary Protected Status (TPS), many have taken up roots in the country, with families and businesses now firmly established over the past decade. On June 7, however, the Supreme Court decided their protected status cannot guarantee permanent residency.

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