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Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has extended the Haiti Special Measures (HSM), enacted in response to the January 2010 earthquake, until March 1, 2014.

From the bulletin:

"This extension of the HSM on work permits will allow in-Canada applications for a work permit from Haitian nationals who are otherwise unable to support themselves. The HSM will apply to individuals who were issued a work permit under previous HSM and to any Haitian national who was in Canada prior to January 13, 2011, who is on temporary status and is unable to support him or herself."

If you qualify for HSM, you should contact CIC as soon as possible as HSM may not be extended past spring 2014.


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