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NY Haitian-American Councilman says Haitians going to Canada are under FALSE impression

NY Haitian-American Councilman says Haitians going to Canada are under FALSE impression

New York City Council Member Mathieu Eugene says many Haitians making the trip to Canada seeking asylum are under the false impression that Canada has an open-door policy.

They're seeing the country as if it were a "promised land," he said.

Council Member Mathieu Eugene represents dristict 40 which includes Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Flatbush, Kensington, Midwood, Prospect Park, and Prospect Lefferts Gardens.

Council Member Dr. Mathieu Eugene made history by becoming the first Haitian-born official elected to the New York City Council.

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Senator Kwame Raoul

Senator Kwame Raoul

Haitian-American Senator Kwame Raoul was appointed on November 6, 2004 to fill the state Senate vacancy caused by the resignation of his predecessor, Barack Obama, who had just been elected to the United States Senate.

Senator Kwame Raoul was born in Chicago to Haitian immigrant parents, Janin and Marie Raoul.

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