Immigration Benefits: Seventeenth Report Required by the Haitian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act of 1998

Stana, Richard M.
November 2007
GAO Reports;11/20/2007, p1
Government Document
The article presents the 17th report of the U.S. Comptroller-General in response to the Haitian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act (HRIFA) of 1998. The act requires the reporting every 6 months of the number of Haitian nationals and their dependents who have applied and been approved to adjust their status to lawful permanent residence. Data showed a total of 41,370 HRIFA applications, of which 18,886 were approved. The Executive Office for Immigration Review had 2,098 applications filed.


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