US Department of Homeland Security resumed the deportation of Haitians who have been convicted of crimes in the US. As you may remember the Deportation of Haitians were suspended following the Haiti earthquake. Before the Deportation was suspended, a total of 375 Haitians were deported, including 125 criminals. The fiscal year for the Department of Homeland Security starts on October 1 and ends September 30
Here is a picture of President Barack Obama and Haitian star Wyclef Jean.
Wyclef Jean is a Haitian rapper, musician and actor. In the elections of 28 November 2010, he had an intention for the presidency of Haiti. After registering as a candidate, he told his enthusiastic supporters: I want to be Barack Obama of Haiti. He told that he will take his countrymen to a state that is righteous, to a golden era of prosperity. He is a Haitian in the truest form, he will speak in a language that 90% Haitians understand (Haiti, Wyclef Jean & The Scavengers). Since he spent only five years of his life in Haiti, his candidacy was rejected. In an August 2014, Democratic National Convention, Wyclef performed with many other celebrities of Tinseltown. He recorded a video on Barack Obama. After the 2010 earthquake, to support Haitian relief, he requested Barack Obama to declare a state of emergency.
Here is a picture of Haitian artist King Kino with American President Barack Obama
Lord Kinomorsa Divers (King Kino) is an exiled humanitarian, disciplined man and civil rights activist and a well known star musician, singer, songwriter; he is one kind of royalty in a class by himself. He was born to be a leader. Kino started singing career at a very early age with the singing of Gospel Music in church. He is a disciplined man, never forgot the teachings and disciplines he received in the church. He is respected by his peers and his fans include from the kid with no name sitting in the corner streets of Petion Ville to Barack Obama. On September 12, 2012, King Kino was an invited guest at a special meeting with the President of the United States, Mr. Barack Obama. He seized the opportunity to address the key issues that are of paramount importance to the Haitian community living in the U.S and to his beloved country Haiti.
Here is a picture of U.S. President Rene preval and U.S. President barack obama together.
Following the Haiti earthquake, President Obama wantd to reassure the Haitian people that the U.S. was totally committed to help Haiti. He pledged to stand by the country as it recovers from the devastating earthquake.
After meeting with the Haitian president Rene Preval, Obama said: The situation on the ground remains dire, That's why, even as the U.S. military responsibly hands off relief functions to our Haitian and international partners, America's commitment to Haiti's recovery and reconstruction must endure and will endure
Here is a picture of the two love birds at the White House. Michelle and Barack Obama enjoying a beautiful kiss in public to demonstrate their love for each other.
This is very good example how men should treat their wife. That was a very good gesture coming from the American president
Here is a picture of US President Barack Obama meeting Haitian President Michel Martell in Jamaica for the CARICOM summit
On April 9, 2015, the U.S President Obama had a one-day stopover in Kingston, Jamaica, to meet the Carribean leaders at a U.S- CARICOM summit and have discussions on issues under the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative. The essence of the summit was described by him as "we are bound by friendship and shared values, and by family. And we have a great stake in each other's success." He has also reaffirmed United States' commitment to the CARICOM partners for the advancement of economic development, security, and good governance.
Here is the actual content of the call by Vice President Joe Biden Call with Haitian President Michel Martelly on January 16, 2015
United States Vice President Joe Biden spoke via telephone with the Haitian President, Michel Martelly, on January 16, 2015, following the disappointing end to Haiti's parliament. The US had taken a vested interest in the affair, citing their continued support of the smaller country's development and progress in democracy. It is reported that the President of Haiti was commended on his efforts to secure the necessary parliamentary vote to facilitate an election on the island, including numerous concessions, not the least of which was securing the resignation of his then Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe.
Here is a picture of Prime minister Laurent Lamothe giving a hand shake to the American president Barack Obama.
The involvement of Laurent Lamothe in Haitian political became fast. He accepted a position of Special Advisor to Haitian President Michel Martelly.
As he developed a taste for politic and to avoid conflicts of interest, Laurent Lamothe resigned from his businesses to devote more time to politic. He became a member of the Interim Commission for the Reconstruction of Haiti CIRH , then Minister of Foreign Affairs before becoming Prime Minister
Many in the Haitian community in Little Haiti are now reacting to new executive order. Haitian activists frustrated as millions are left out of Obama's immigration plan.
Immigration Plan Bad for Haitian Diaspora
The Diaspora in Little Haiti is agitated by President Obama's immigration plan. His executive order says illegal immigrants in the U.S. ". . . for at least five years . . . who have children . . . either citizens or permanent residents may quality for protection from deportation."
That leaves millions out of the plan. What those that fall outside the bounds of the plan want ". . . is a chance . . . to work"
The Miami Diaspora leaders will explain the executive order at an information meeting.