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Implementation of Haitian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act and General Accounting Office Seventh Report on HRIFA

Haitian-American Relief Effort for flood victim in Haiti and Hurricane Frances victims in Florida

How to apply for a Haitian passport and Cutoff Dates for Immigrant Visas - March 2003 US Embassy Consular Section

Haitian Refugee Hearing-Statement of Wendy Young

Haitian Refugee Hearing-Dina Paul Parks

Haitian Refugee Hearing-Marie Jocelyn Ocean before U.S Senate Immigration Subcommittee

Haitian Refugee Hearing - Bishop Thomas Wenski

Haitian Refugee Hearing-Sheryl Little

Haitian Refugee Hearing - Jean Robert Lafortune

Slide Show - March on Washington DC

Redistricting in Little Haiti-the Fair Representation Project-A quest for self-governance

Bush Administration and Haitian Refugees Containment Policy - Update on Haitian Refugees at Krome

Haitians in South Florida to celebrate Haiti's Bicentennial in 2004

Report of the U.S State Department on Haitian Refugees

Photo Gallery: Haitian - American Grassroots Coalition

Members of the Haitian American Grassroots Coalition celebrating a moment of victory after a long and dramatic pilgrimage in 1997 -1998
Honoring our Champions - Marriot Hotel, Miami Florida, August 1999 - HAGC paying tribute to members of the U.S Congress for the passage of landmark legislation known as the Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act of 1998 (H.R.I.F.A). The law was signed by President Bill Clinton in October 21, 1998. Through a collective efforts and support from sympathizers nationwide, Haitian-Americans consolidate their efforts to seek justice, parity, and fairness for Haitian Refugees. HRIFA allowed 49,500 Haitian Nationals to apply for their green cards.

Group Picture of the Haitian-American Grassroots Coalition

Marleine Bastien presenting a plaque to Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek. "Out of sheer desperation, I shed tears on the floor of the U.S Congress to get justice for Haitians" said Meek once.

Aude Sicard presenting a plaque to Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Ballart

Left to right: Attorneys Randy McGrorty, Cheryl Litlle, Kim Porter and members of the American Immigration Lawyers Association

Left to right: Roland Montas, Marleine Bastien and Gary Jean-Enard

Official U.S Flag flown over the dome of Capitol Hill for the recognition of HAGC efforts- courtesy Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Roland Montas presenting a plaque to Akua Welsh representing Senator Bob Graham - applauding are Rep. Willie Logan and Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek

Jean-Robert Lafortune - Chairman of the Haitian-American Grassroots Coalition

Right to left: Dr. Ernesto Ramos, Shirlee Moreau - advisors to the Haitian-American Grassroots Coalition; included are also business and community leaders on the table

Left to right: Akua Welsh, and Congressman Meek seeking the pledge of allegiance to the U.S Flag.

Mr. Kennedy, Senior Staff to Congressman Alcee Hasting receiving a plaque by Monica Russo from Unite for Dignity

Georges William presenting a plaque to Andreina Dielingen representing Governor Jeb Bush

Left to Right, State Representative Willie Logan, Cong. Carrie P.Meek and Akua Scott representing Senator Bob Graham

Reverend Jonas P. Georges - Representing SHARE

Gary Jean-Enard presenting a plaque to Senator Connie Mack Representative

Monica Russo and UNITE For Dignity/Labor Union

Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek -D-17 th District, Florida

Reverend Fritz Bazin - Saint Paul Episcopal Church

Wilfred Belfort local businessman, Alex Saint Surin Radio host and a another radio anouncer from 105.1 FM

Leonie Hermantin presenting a plaque to Jose Luis from Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Roland Montas maning the the guests's table for the event

Florida State Rep.Tee Holoway

Congressman Kendrick Meek standing and posing with well wishers in Miami

A group of Asian-Americans in South Florida showing support for Cong. Meek

Congressman Cummings - Chair of the U.S Congressional Black Caucus addressing the crowd

Florida State Rep. Dorothy Bendros-Mindigill a relentless advocate for Haitian Refugees

Congressman Kendrick Meek thanking his constituents for sending him to the U.S Congress

A powerful moment! The passing of the baton from mother Congresswoman Meek to son Cong. Meek. A unique event in U.S politics

HAGC delegation in Washington DC on October 3, 2003 visiting Congresswoman Meek, after hearing on Haitian Refugees in Senate. In pink is Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee - Austin Texas. In white, Refugee Marie Jocelyne Ocean, star witness at hearing

HAGC delegation visiting Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Chair of the Human Rights Sub-committee in U.S House Committee on International Relations. Left to right: Daniel Fils-Aime, Chairman of Haitian-American HIstorical Society, Jean-Robert Lafortune, HAGC Chair, Cong. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Dr. Larry Capp, Executive Director MIami-Dade Community Relations Board, Aude Sicard, President Woman Alliance of Dade and Broward and HAGC legal advisor Attorney Carlo Jean-Joseph