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Volunteers needed to help Haitians apply for protected status

Local organizers are looking for volunteer attorneys and Haitian Creole speakers to help facilitate sessions for Haitians seeking to apply for temporary protected status.

A training session for interested volunteers will be held Thursday night at 8 p.m. on the second floor of Eglise Pentecotiste des Pecheurs d'Hommes, 47 E. Fulton Ave., Roosevelt.

The assistance sessions will be held Feb. 1, 3, 5, 9 and 11 from 7 to 10 p.m. and Feb. 13 from noon to 3 p.m.

To RSVP for Thursday's volunteer training session, learn about future sessions or donate funds to the efforts, e-mail

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