In the dozen years she has lived in the U.S., Farah Larrieux has built a successful career in southern Florida as a bilingual television host and Haitian American community activist.
Elizabeth Fabien enjoys a comfortable life centered on her business as a financial planner in Orlando.
And Jean — a Miami-Dade County man who asked that his last name not be used because he fears immigration action against him — has put his professional career on hold to care for his two American-born children, ages 11 and 7. One child has special needs, and Jean is a stay-at-home dad.
But all three fear they could soon find themselves uprooted from their American lives and back in their...