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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Haitians -- United States,
  • Haitians -- United States -- Statistics,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration

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Edition Notes

StatementRuth Ellen Wasem
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1992, reel 4, fr. 00693
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15459655M

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36 rows  Haiti immigration statistics for , a % increase from Haiti . The United States is home to the largest Haitian migrant population in the world, with significant numbers also living in the Dominican Republic (,), Canada (,), France (82,), and Chile (69,). Click here to view an interactive map showing where migrants from Haiti and other countries have settled worldwide. IOM in Haiti IOM has been present in Haiti since , when the Organization began partnering with the Government of Haiti on migration management and capacity building programmes following years of turmoil that had caused internal and international displacement, forced migration and considerable economic decline. In later years, IOM extended its cooperation to address and.   The report said the Haitian migration, and subsequent squatting, are focused primarily in New Providence and the Family Islands with larger population concentrations like Abaco and Andros. Researchers said an increasing trend is the increase in the number of Bahamians people who claim to be Bahamian citizens based on one parent being of Haitian.

“This remarkable book chronicles the making of the US maritime border as a dialectic of sovereign will and legal reason. Using an impressive array of historical and ethnographic materials on Haitian interdiction, Kahn illuminates the tensions between water and land, refugee and migrant, and imaginaries and practices of jurisdiction that have shaped the legal and political geographies of. The migration of these Haitians was mainly generated by the fragility of the Haitian state and its consequent inability to secure its citizens’ basic subsistence needs, a reality which was only aggravated by the natural disaster that, in that sense, acted as a trigger – and not as . As a promised land for formerly enslaved people from the United States, a marketplace for Arab merchants, and then a jewel in the budding U.S. empire, Haiti was the destination for a range of migrants. The trend has changed more recently. Haiti now has about million more of its nationals abroad than it has received from other countries. The Political Economy of Haitian Migration book. By Josh DeWind, David H. Kinley. Book Aiding Migration. Click here to navigate to parent product. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Imprint Routledge. Pages eBook ISBN