DHS Announces Humanitarian Parole Policy for Certain Haitian Orphans Fact Sheet
- Organization: DHS
- Document Type: Legal memo
- Creation Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2010
- Submitted: Tuesday, January 26, 2010
- Attachment: PDF
On 1/18/10, DHS, in coordination with the U.S. Department of State, announced a humanitarian parole policy allowing orphaned children from Haiti to enter the U.S. temporarily on an individual basis to ensure that they receive the care they need as part of the U.S. government's support of recovery efforts after last week's earthquake.