Two scholarships are being offered to students in South Florida and in Jamaica, by the Jamaica Ex-Police Association of South Florida (JEPA), as part of its annual scholarship award program.
Applications are now being accepted by the Association. The deadline for submission is March 31, 2010.
Florida International UniversityÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¾Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢s College of Law has partnered with two South Florida non-profit organizations to provide legal assistance to Haitians looking to file for temporary protected status (TPS).
Catholic Legal Services and the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center have organized clinicsÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Âand FIU has begun providing law students, faculty, staff and alumni--to help undocumented Haitians fill out the proper paperwork that would allow them to legally live and work in the United States on a temporary basis.