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Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas - NBCNews.com

Haiti Education - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:43

NBCNews.com

Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas
NBCNews.com
Michael Clemens, a senior fellow at the non-partisan Center for Global Development, said the move eliminates the only U.S. work visas that almost everyone in Haiti can apply to get. The number of Haitians who get the visa is in the hundreds. Other ...
US Removes Haiti from List of Nations Eligible for Temporary Work VisasAtlanta Black Star
Donald John Trump | TheHillThe Hill
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Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas - NBCNews.com

haiti earthquake - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:42

NBCNews.com

Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas
NBCNews.com
The Trump administration is moving to prohibit people from Haiti — which the president allegedly insulted in a meeting last week — from applying for visas for seasonal and farm workers. The Department of Homeland Security has given notice it plans to ...

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Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas - NBCNews.com

Security Situation - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:42

NBCNews.com

Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas
NBCNews.com
The Trump administration is moving to prohibit people from Haiti — which the president allegedly insulted in a meeting last week — from applying for visas for seasonal and farm workers. The Department of Homeland Security has given notice it plans to ...
Trump administration bars Haitians from US visas for low-skilled workReuters
Haitians barred from applying for visas for low-skilled work in USThe Hill

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Haiti's suffering was imposed - Green Left Weekly

Haiti Resilience - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:39

Green Left Weekly

Haiti's suffering was imposed
Green Left Weekly
But I also witnessed the beauty and resilience of a people who had lost everything, but still found something to give to help save others. Neighbours carried neighbours who were missing limbs on top of doors for miles to get medical aid. People took ...

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Trump deals Haiti another blow, ending participation in guest worker program - Miami Herald

Security Situation - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:19

Miami Herald

Trump deals Haiti another blow, ending participation in guest worker program
Miami Herald
... seasonal workers under the federal H-2A and H-2B guest worker program, will no longer be eligible. The temporary workers' visa has for decades allowed hundreds of U.S. farmers, hoteliers and other business owners to hire thousands of foreign ...

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Trump administration bars Haitians from US visas for low-skilled work - Reuters

haiti earthquake - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:35

Reuters

Trump administration bars Haitians from US visas for low-skilled work
Reuters
Supporters of the visas say they gave Haitians a rare opportunity to work legally in the United States, contribute to the U.S. economy, and help fund the recovery of Haiti after the earthquake, which killed more than 200,000 people. “They're just ...
Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visasNBCNews.com

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Trump administration bars Haitians from US visas for low-skilled work - Reuters

Security Situation - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:35

Reuters

Trump administration bars Haitians from US visas for low-skilled work
Reuters
The number of Haitians entering in 2016 on H-2B visas, which are for non-agricultural seasonal work, was more than zero but too low to report, according to DHS. Supporters of the visas say they gave Haitians a rare opportunity to work legally in the ...
Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visasNBCNews.com

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Trump administration bars Haitians from US visas for low-skilled work - Reuters

Security Situation - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:35

Reuters

Trump administration bars Haitians from US visas for low-skilled work
Reuters
The number of Haitians entering in 2016 on H-2B visas, which are for non-agricultural seasonal work, was more than zero but too low to report, according to DHS. Supporters of the visas say they gave Haitians a rare opportunity to work legally in the ...

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Haiti Removed From Temporary Visa Eligibility List - Bloomberg BNA

Security Situation - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:15

Miami Herald

Haiti Removed From Temporary Visa Eligibility List
Bloomberg BNA
Therefore, allowing them to continue to apply for the visas is “no longer in the U.S. interest,” the agency said. H-2A visas go to temporary workers in the agriculture industry, while H-2B visas go to seasonal nonagricultural workers such as those in ...
Trump deals Haiti another blow, ending participation in guest worker programMiami Herald

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Mauritius: Tropical Cyclone Berguitta - Estimated Impacts Warning 21, 17 January 2018 2100 UTC

Relief Web Maps - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 23:40
Source: Pacific Disaster Center Country: Mauritius, Réunion (France)

JTWC Summary: TROPICAL CYCLONE 06S (BERGUITTA), LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 144 NM EAST-NORTHEAST OF PORT LOUIS, MAURITIUS, HAS TRACKED SOUTHWESTWARD AT 06 KNOTS OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS.RECENT ANIMATED MULTISPECTRAL SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS A SHIELD OF RELATIVELY DISORGANIZED DEEP CONVECTION PERSISTING OVER A LOW-LEVEL CIRCULATION CENTER EVIDENT IN A 171715Z METOP-B ASCAT PASS AND A 1758Z METOP-A ASCAT PASS.THE CURRENT POSITION IS BASED ON THESE ASCAT PASSES, WITH HIGH CONFIDENCE.THE INTENSITY OF 65 KNOTS IS CONSISTENT WITH RECENT MULTI-AGENCY DVORAK AND AUTOMATED SATELLITE INTENSITY CONSENSUS ESTIMATES.TC 06S IS TURNING POLEWARD UNDER THE STEERING INFLUENCE OF A REORIENTING SUBTROPICAL RIDGE SITUATED TO THE SOUTHEAST.THE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TRACKING AROUND THE RIDGE AXIS DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD, BEGINNING EXTRATROPICAL TRANSITION BY TAU 72 AND COMPLETING BY TAU 96.INTENSITY IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN RELATIVELY STEADY OVER THE NEXT 36 HOURS AS FAVORABLE POLEWARD OUTFLOW AND UNFAVORABLE, MODERATE EASTERLY VERTICAL WIND SHEAR EXERT COMPETING INFLUENCES.MARGINAL WEAKENING IS ANTICIPATED IN THE MEDIUM TO EXTENDED-RANGE AS THE TC 06S TRACKS OVER COOLER WATER AND ENCOUNTERS INCREASING VERTICAL WIND SHEAR, BUT RECEIVES OFFSETTING BAROCLINIC SUPPORT AS IT UNDERGOES EXTRATROPICAL TRANSITION.THE CURRENT, HIGH- CONFIDENCE FORECAST TRACK IS CONSISTENT WITH CONSENSUS MODEL TRACKERS, WHICH REMAIN IN TIGHT AGREEMENT.MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 171800Z IS 25 FEET....

U.S. Traffic More Dangerous Than Other Developed Nations

Planetzine - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 22:00
Around the world, car crashes are the tenth leading cause of death, and while the United States is spending money on transportation, that money isn't making the roads safer.

Was the president bigoted, stupid or tactless?

Topix-Haiti - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:32

In modern public life, even the most prejudiced characters learn to camouflage their bigotry in order to survive in the political game.

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Gaetz: “Everywhere you look in Haiti it's garbage” - The Pulse

haiti earthquake - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:07

The Pulse

Gaetz: “Everywhere you look in Haiti it's garbage”
The Pulse
Unlike Northwest Florida, Haiti has been on the receiving end of many recent catastrophic natural disasters and is still recovering. Within the last decade, several major hurricanes have made landfall on the tiny island nation and, in 2010, a 7.0 ...

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Gaetz: “Everywhere you look in Haiti it's garbage” - The Pulse

Security Situation - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:07

The Pulse

Gaetz: “Everywhere you look in Haiti it's garbage”
The Pulse
Gaetz went on an official Congressional Delegation this past summer that made stops in countries in Central America and South America, including Haiti. According to the State Department, the visit was meant to reinforce the strong U.S.-Haiti bilateral ...

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The 'Wide-Ranging Ecological Downside' of Road Salt

Planetzine - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:00
A study from the USGS using five decades of data shows salinity and alkalinity are up in waterways across the United States.

Haiti's Michael Brun Responds to Trump's 'Shithole' Comments: Exclusive - Billboard

Haiti Resilience - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:35

Billboard

Haiti's Michael Brun Responds to Trump's 'Shithole' Comments: Exclusive
Billboard
Today's United States is a land rife with cultural divide, but Haitian DJ/producer Michael Brun comes bearing a message of love and unity. Hailing from Port-au-Prince, the 25-year-old knows the prevalent narrative of his homeland. Haiti is often seen ...

Haiti's Michael Brun Responds to Trump's 'Shithole' Comments: Exclusive - Billboard

Haiti Education - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:35

Billboard

Haiti's Michael Brun Responds to Trump's 'Shithole' Comments: Exclusive
Billboard
Negativity reinforces negativity, and to impressionable youth who don't know their true worth, these words became reality. But instead of feeling pity or remorse, myself and a new generation of Haitians saw it as a call to action. A call to reconnect ...

The Slow Transition from Gas Taxes to Mileage Fees

Planetzine - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:00
Oregon was the first to conduct a pilot program in 2006, followed by California and Colorado last year. With financial backing from the U.S. DOT, at least four more states are exploring charging by the mile driven rather than the fuel burned.

Cliff Avril: Seattle should rebuild around Russell Wilson but won't ... - NFL.com

Haiti Rebuilding - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:19

NFL.com

Cliff Avril: Seattle should rebuild around Russell Wilson but won't ...
NFL.com
Despite a season-ending neck injury in 2017, Cliff Avril intends on playing in 2018, which would be his 11th NFL season. The Seahawks DE discusses his health and whether the team will rebuild around Russell Wilson.

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Categories: REBUILDING HAITI

Brightline Launches In Florida, Eyes Expansion To Other States

Planetzine - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:00
Pundits predicted that a privately-funded passenger rail system in Florida would fail to materialize. Those predictions were wrong, and now company officials are eyeing regional expansion.
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