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Haitian Influx Startles Liberal Vermont Citizens

"...Soon after an earthquake devastated Haiti in January, the Obama administration announced that all Haitians in the United States would be allowed to stay and work in the country for 18 months, regardless of immigration status. .."
BURLINGTON, Vt. — The United States District Court here hired a Creole translator on an on-call basis in February. Three months later she is putting in 10-hour days, working so much that she does not have the time to search for a full-time job.

The workload for the translator, Chrissy Etienne, 24, reflects the unexpected and unusual circumstances playing out in northern Vermont near the Canadian border: More and more people are trying to enter the United States illegally, and nearly all of them here are Haitian, law enforcement officials said.

Soon after an earthquake devastated Haiti in January, the O


Added: Jun-13-2010 Occurred On: Jun-13-2010
By: Songun
Tags: Haitians in Vermont, Haitians, Vermont
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