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Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Releases Statement on Temporary Protect Status Granted To Haitian Nationals

Today, Secretary Napolitano announced Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitian nationals who were in the United States as of January 12, 2010. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement:

“I am extremely pleased that Temporary Protected Status has been extended to Haitian nationals within the United States. I commend the President and Secretary Napolitano for their dedication to the Haitian people in light of such a dark and challenging time. This is indeed a giant symbol of this Administration’s support for the people of Haiti, both in this country and on the island.”