In addition to our many services, FANM is nationally recognized for our advocacy on behalf of those who are often left behind: low income immigrant women of color.

FANM's advocacy campaigns include:

Extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti

Calls to Action 

Call your Congress people urging them to tell Trump administration and Secretary Kelly of the Department of Homeland Security to extend TPS for Haiti. Click here to obtain phone numbers to call your elected officials

Call the Department of Homeland Security to tell them to extend TPS for Haitian immigrants. DHS phone number: 202-282-8495. 

Editorials + Media Coverage

July 24, 2017 CBS Miami: Miami’s Haitian Community Launches TPS Extension Campaign - Click here to watch

July 24, 2017 WLRN: Haitians Launch Renewed Campaign To Stay In The U.S. As Six-Month TPS Extension Officially Begins- Click here to read

July 24, 2017 Miami Herald: Haitian advocates start 180-day countdown urging Trump administration to extend TPS - Click here to read

June 2, 2017 Miami Herald: Immigration activists and lawyers offer Haitians hope, vowing TPS fight is not over - Click here to read

May 25, 2017 Miami Herald: Six-month extension for Haitian TPS is not enough - Click here to read

May 22, 2017 Politico: South Florida lawmakers say 6-month TPS extension for Haitians not enough time for Haiti's recovery - Click here to read

May 22, 2017 Miami Herald: Haitians get 6 months of protection from deportation — but told prepare to leave U.S. - Click here to read

May 13, 2017 Miami Herald: Protesters to Trump: Don’t send Haitian immigrants ‘back to nothing’ - Click here to read

May 5, 2017 Palm Beach Post: Activists urge Trump to renew protected status for Haitian migrants - Click here to read

May 3, 2017 Le Nouvelliste: L'administration Moïse-Lafontant favorable au renouvellement du TPS- Click here to read

May 3, 2017 NPR: Trump Administration Weighing Future Of 50,000 Haitians In U.S. - Click here to read

May 2, 2017 Miami Herald: Congressional Black Caucus asks feds to show “compassion” for Haitians in U.S. - Click here to read

April 24, 2017 Boston Globe Editorial: Renew protected status for Haitians- Click here to read

April 23, 2017 Sun Sentinel: Haitians fear protected status expiration will lead to deportations- Click here to read

April 22, 2017 Washington Post Editorial: The United States may be about to inflict a massive hardship on Haiti- Click here to read

April 21, 2017 New York Daily News Editorial: Let them stay: U.S. must show compassion to threatened Haitians- Click here to read

April 20, 2017 USA Today: Trump immigration agency wants to kick 50,000 Haitians out of the USA- Click here to read

April 18, 2017 Sun Sentinel Editorial: Extend protection for Haitian immigrants- Click here to read

April 15, 2017 Miami Herald Editorial: Extend Temporary Protected Status for eligible Haitians- Click here to read

April 11, 2017 Miami Herald Op-Ed from our Executive Director, Marleine Bastien + Interim Communications Strategist Nancy Treviño: Haitians still need protective status- Click here to read 

April 10, 2017 WLRN: Trump And TPS: Will He Extend Haitians' Stay Here Or Send Them Back? - Click here to read

April 6, 2017 Miami Herald: Haitians wonder if they will be sent home to a still-devastated Haiti- Click here to read

Letters and Statements from Allies and members of Congress From Across the Country

CGRS Calls for Extension of Humanitarian Protection for Haitian Nationals, April 21, 2017

FANM- Haitian Women of Miami gravely concerned by USCIS recommendation to end protection for Haitian nationals, April 21, 2017

32BJ SEIU Responds to USCIS' recommendation to end temporary protected status for Haitians, April 20, 2017

AILA Gravely Concerned by Reports that USCIS Recommends Ending Protections for Haitian Nationals, April 20, 2017

Letter from Senator Markey (MA) Urging for Extension of TPS for HaitiApril 18, 2017

Catholic Organizations Ask for Extension of TPS for Haitians, April 17, 2017

Letter from Senators Rubio and Nelson (FL) and 8 U.S. Representatives Urging DHS to Extend TPS for Haitians, March 24, 2017

Letter from Senators Schumer and Gillibrand (NY) to U.S. Depts of State + Homeland Security to extend TPS for Haitian Nationals Residing in U.S., March 24, 2017

Letter from Representative Mia Love (UT) to President Trump urging for extension of TPS for Haitians, March 14, 2017

 

Resolutions

Municipal Council of the township of Irvington, NJ adopted Resolution urging President Trump and DHS to extend TPS for at least 18 months

 

Reports

Economic Contributions by Salvadoran, Honduran, and Haitian TPS Holders Report, Immigrant Legal Resource Center

 

Save Little Haiti from Gentrification- More info coming soon

Support Haitian Refugees in Detention and in Tijuana, Mexico- More info coming soon

 

 

   

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