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Obama administration to allow thousands of Haitians to legally enter United States

Thousands of Haitians who have been waiting to reunite with U.S. citizens and lawful permanent resident family members in the United States will now have a chance to do so — up to two years before their immigrant visa for a green card may be issued.

Beginning next year, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will implement a Haitian Family Reunification Parole (HFRP) Program to expedite family reunification for eligible Haitian family members of U.S.

Better Cooperation Needed to Combat Domestic Terrorism

Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

Cooperation between US law enforcement agencies (LEAs) of all jurisdictions after the Boston Marathon Bombing was excellent. There was an “unprecedented level of coordination,” cites Police Commissioner Edward Davis.

This smooth coordination follows years after September 11 and federal, state and local counterterrorism funding, training and preparation.