July 2, 2021

Sharon Samber, HIAS.org

Mikes Joseph made the mistake of getting older.

Turning 18 was hardly his fault, but when Joseph celebrated his birthday in New York in 2016 he lost his eligibility for a special immigrant juvenile visa from Haiti. His legal status was in limbo and HIAS stepped in to help.

Joseph, who came to the United States from Haiti when he was 15, has been in a protracted struggle with the U.S. …

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