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    By Danica Coto and Alberto Arce | Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The video shows more than 30 men lined up in front of a crumbling structure in silence. Their heads are bowed as a man walks between them and swigs from a small bottle. Someone exclaims, “There will be trouble in Port-au-Prince!” Nearby, assault weapons are lined up against...
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The video shows more than 30 men lined up in front of a crumbling structure in silence. Their heads are bowed as a man walks between them and swigs from a small bottle. Someone exclaims, “There will be trouble in Port-au-Prince!” Nearby, assault weapons are lined up against a wall, and two dozen handguns are scattered...
    (CBS DETROIT)– Members of the Haitian Community living here in Metro Detroit say they hope and pray that the American Missionaries are safe and able to return home soon, but also hoping that this shines a light on an issue that’s been taking place in Haiti for several years where Haitians live in fear and terror every day. “Lack of...
    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The 37-year-old Haitian says not a day goes by in which he doesn’t think of leaving Chile, like the multitudes who have grown frustrated and headed north toward the United States. He feels caught in a vicious circle: He was laid off three months ago and can’t get a new job without a valid identity card,...
    A coalition of advocacy groups on Thursday ran a full-page newspaper ad panning President BidenJoe BidenSinema fundraising in Europe as reconciliation talks 'ongoing': report Mexico urges more US investment in Central America to stem migration flows Trump calls into Take Back Virginia Rally to hype Youngkin MORE for his "cruel asylum policies" and their effect on repatriated Haitians and people...
    US Border Patrol officials expelled thousands of Haitian migrants who arrived at the small Texas city of Del Rio. Eric Thayer/Bloomberg/Getty Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.“They’re deporting evidence right in front of our eyes,” Patrice Lawrence told me recently. “We saw 15,000 people under a bridge,...
    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Foreign Relations Committee chair Bob Menendez A letter from a coalition of senators led by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Foreign Relations Committee chair Bob Menendez has become the latest condemnation of the Biden administration’s mistreatment and mass deportation of thousands of Haitian asylum-seekers and migrants under the Stephen Miller-pushed, unsound Title 42 policy. “We write to add...
    Former President Donald Trump baselessly slammed Haitian migrants who are trying to enter the United States, saying hundreds of thousands are flowing in and "probably have AIDS.""Take a look at what's happening in Haiti. A tremendous problem with AIDS," he said in a recent interview with Fox News."Many of those people will probably have AIDS and they're coming into our...
    Demonstrators protest outside the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service office in Miami, on February 20, 2021, demanding that the Biden administration cease deporting Haitian immigrants back to Haiti. by Jennifer Chowdhury This story was originally published at Prism. On Sunday, the Biden administration began its latest round of deportations—this time involving Haitian immigrants in South Texas—and immigrant rights...
    President Joe Biden's Department of Homeland Security was made aware in July of the thousands of Haitian migrants headed to the southern border, but refused to act, according to a report.  "Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, and DHS' Office of Intelligence and Analysis all had information as far back as July that indicated that large...
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The number of U.S.-bound Haitian migrants temporarily stuck in northern Colombia has risen to about 20,000, a senior U.S. official said Thursday, echoing reports from a local human rights organization. “It’s forming a human bottleneck,” said the official, who briefed reporters on condition he not be named. Earlier this week, Colombia’s Office for the...
    A joint operation between Chilean authorities and Interpol has led to the dismantling of an international people smuggling ring that ferried at least 1,000 Haitian migrants from Chile towards Mexico and the United States. Law enforcement agents arrested nine alleged members of the ring in the northern town of Arica on September 29, Interpol said in a statement Monday. The...
    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean police said Monday they have detained an international group of migrant traffickers who have sent more than 1,000 migrants out of the South American nation, including lone children heading to the United States. The group also is accused of slipping people illegally into Chile. The Investigative Police said that while making the arrests in northern...
    Penniless migrants deported to Haiti told the Washington Post that President Joe Biden had invited them — but suddenly rejected them after they spent their money and risked their lives to reach the Del Rio landing in Texas. “Biden called us,” failed Haitian migrant Fegenson Elie told the Post. Then, he said, “Biden betrayed us.” Elie and his family spent their...
    Karen Musalo, University of California, Hastings The U.S.'s top envoy to Haiti resigned abruptly on Sept. 22, 2021, over the Biden administration's “inhumane" treatment of Haitian migrants crossing the border via Mexico into Texas. The resignation came amid debate over the U.S. decision to deport thousands of Haitians entering the U.S. in search of asylum or a...
    (CNN)The parallel was striking.Images from the banks of the Rio Grande last week depicted US Border Patrol agents on horseback, swinging long reins, as they attempted to round up Haitian migrants who sought refuge at the border. One agent could be heard in a video yelling insults at the migrants. The scenes evoked a darker era of the nation's history...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The US Coast Guard announced Saturday that 199 rescued Haitians have been reapatriated. The Coast Guard said they routinely return persons interdicted at sea aboard unseaworthy vessels to their country of origin to prevent loss of life at sea. “These types of ventures are extremely dangerous due to them being grossly overloaded, aboard unseaworthy vessels,...
    "The feet of a Haitian child are seen before migrants cross the Rio Grande river from Ciudad Acuna, Coahuila state, Mexico, on September 23, 2021." In a rare joint statement issued this week, four United Nations (U.N.) agencies appealed on “countries in the Americas” to “uphold the fundamental human rights of Haitians” and urged nations to “refrain” from deporting vulnerable people “without proper assessment...
    Panama's foreign minister sounded the alarm to warn the United States once again of a wave of Haitians coming toward the U.S.-Mexico border. Erika Mouynes warned in an interview with Axios Wednesday that there were roughly 60,000 migrants, most of whom are Haitians, making their way toward the U.S. southern border, a surge roughly four times as large as...
    Panama’s foreign minister warns that as many as 60,000 Haitian migrants are likely headed to the U.S. after passing through her country. The new wave of Haitians follows the release by the Biden Administration of thousands from the Del Rio brdige camp crisis earlier this month. Panama Foreign Minister Erika Mouynes told Axios as many as 60,000 Haitian migrants are...
    Mexican officials estimate more than 40,000 Haitian migrants are currently in that country trying to find a way to reach the U.S. border. A small fraction are trying to get documents to stay in Mexico. Breitbart Texas met with high-level officials who revealed there are serious concerns in Mexico City about the large number of migrants in country with more...
    (CNN)Approximately 4,600 Haitians have been removed from the United States on repatriation flights from Texas to Haiti since September 19, a Homeland Security spokesperson told CNN on Wednesday.The Biden administration has relied on a Trump-era public health authority, known as Title 42, to swiftly remove migrants encountered at the US-Mexico border, including Haitians who amassed under the Del Rio International...
    On Monday’s broadcast of ABC’s “GMA3,” U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Karl L. Schultz said there has been a recent increase in migration at sea to the U.S. from Haiti, and that he thinks Haitians “see some potential signals that make them think, hey, there’s an opportunity to come to the United States.” Schultz said, “It’s sort of two separate things...
    John Oliver went after White House press secretary Jen Psaki for her response to the Biden administration’s treatment of Haitian migrants in del Rio, TX. After addressing The View’s Covid-19 fiasco last week, during which two hosts were minutes away from exposing Vice President Kamala Harris to the coronavirus, Oliver went on to highlight the now-viral videos of migrants attempting to cross the border into the...
    Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) said Sunday on MSNBC’s “Alex Witt Reports” that Haitians had not been treated “as human beings” and said it was because they are black. Waters said, “They should treat them like they are treating the Afghans. We’re bringing Afghans by the thousands into the country, and they deserve to be brought in because they assisted us...
                       
    CIUDAD ACUÑA, México (AP) — Some of the thousands of Haitian migrants who briefly formed a camp in the Texas border town of Del Rio have found a helping hand across the river in Mexico’s Ciudad Acuña. While U.S. officials announced the camp on the U.S. side had been cleared, an undetermined number of migrants remained in Ciudad Acuña,...
    Alejandro Mayorkas finally admitted on Sunday that 12,000 Haitian migrants have been released into the U.S., claiming that number could go up as 5,000 other cases are still being processed. 'Approximately, I think it's about ten thousand or so, twelve thousand,' Mayorkas told Fox News Sunday when asked how many have already been released into the country. 'It could be...
    Congressmen Clay Higgins and Andy Biggs traveled to the border to probe the ‘legal mechanisms' used to clear the migrant camp with thousands of Haitians near a bridge in Del Rio, Texas, earlier this week. The congressmen appeared on "Fox & Friends Weekend" Sunday to discuss their visit to the southern border.  "We want to make sure were the legal...
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Deported from the United States, Pierre Charles landed a week ago in Port-au-Prince, a capital more dangerous and dystopian than the one he’d left four years before. Unable to reach his family, he left the airport alone, on foot. Charles was unsure how to make his way to the Carrefour neighborhood through a city shrouded...
    Judge Jeanine Pirro defended Border Patrol agents Saturday on "Justice with Judge Jeanine," and criticized the Biden administration for the mounting crisis at the southern border.  JUDGE JEANINE PIRRO: This week, the Biden administration told us that thousands of Haitians camped under that bridge in Del Rio, Texas face immediate expulsion to Haiti. But the Associated Press says those same...
    Fernando Llano/AP Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.The images went viral over the weekend. Department of Homeland Security agents astride on horses and using whips to herd migrants from Haiti, as if they were unruly cattle who’d escaped from a farm. Jen Psaki, the White House Press...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A group of national Haitian diaspora leaders from Miami is now at the Del Rio, Texas border and they say that what happened there is unacceptable. “We were invited here by Secretary Mayorkas to come and witness and do an assessment of how brothers and sisters are being treated here,” said Tessa Petit, co-executive director of Florida...
    After several days of global outrage over footage of mounted U.S. agents using their horse reins as whips and menacing Black migrants at the southern border, President Joe Biden on Friday finally condemned the conduct, while his administration continued mass deportations to Haiti. A reporter asked the president whether he takes responsibility for the "chaos that's unfolding" at the border...
    United Nations Headquarters, New York (CNN)The tens of thousands of people sheltering in the shadow of Texas's Del Rio bridge have gone, but their trials continue. And they will not be the last, as Haiti's Prime Minister Ariel Henry warned on Saturday.Some have been expelled to Haiti by force, others convinced to cross the border back to Mexico. A number...
    Thousands of poor and uneducated migrants from Haiti, Venezuela, and other countries have successfully hacked President Joe Biden’s pro-migration rules at Del Rio and are now cheering their release into the United States. “Haitians have been freed on a ‘very, very large scale’ in recent days, according to one U.S. official who put the figure in the thousands,” the Associated...
    (CNN)Thousands of Haitian migrants have appeared at the US-Mexico border seeking to cross the Rio Grande and find refuge in the US.Conservative lawmakers are accusing the Biden administration of failing to head off another crisis at the border and the distressing images of the massive migrant camp in Del Rio, Texas, backs up that idea. At the same time, human...
    Haitian migrants in Del Rio, Texas are being released into the United States on a “very, very large scale,” one U.S. official told the Associated Press, despite Biden administration claims about rapid, large-scale expulsion. The AP reported on Wednesday afternoon that, rather than going to temporary processing and then being returned to countries of origin, a large number of the...
    President Joe Biden’s administration reportedly intends to nearly double deportation flights to Haiti to six or seven by Wednesday to ramp-up the removal of thousands of Haitian migrants camped in southern Texas. On Monday, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told reporters the administration was anticipating “at least one to three flights per day.” The next day, however,...
    (CNN)The Biden administration is ramping up deportation flights of migrants to as many as seven a day and talking to Brazil and Chile to possibly repatriate Haitians who previously resided in those countries as they scramble to contain the fallout amid bipartisan criticism.But even as the Department of Homeland Security tries to draw a hard line, more than 1,000 migrants...
                      
    DEL RIO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — At least two federal officials claim many of the Haitian migrants camped near and under a bridge in the small Texas border town of Del Rio are being released in the United States. If true, the move undercuts the Biden administration’s public statements that the thousands in the camp faced immediate expulsion. READ MORE: Department Of...
    (CNN)The Department of Homeland Security is releasing some Haitians into the United States, despite repeated claims that they would be immediately expelled from the US, as the Biden administration scrambles to address the massive migrant encampment under the Del Rio International Bridge in Texas.While it's unclear how many are being allowed into the US, the release of at least some...
    DEL RIO, Texas -- Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S. officials said, undercutting the Biden administration's public statements that the thousands in the camp faced immediate expulsion.Haitians have been freed on a "very, very large scale" in recent days, according to one U.S. official who put the...
    More than 20,000 Haitians now living in South America may try to copy the Texas migration success of their fellow nationals, according to NBC News. NBC reported September 20: U.S. officials are tracking large groups of Haitians in Latin America, including more than 20,000 in Colombia, who like the thousands now massed on the Texas border may soon try to reach the...
    Del Rio, Texas — Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S. officials said, undercutting the Biden administration's public statements that the thousands in the camp faced immediate expulsion. Haitians have been freed on a "very, very large scale" in recent days, according to one U.S. official who put...
    DEL RIO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/CNN) — Texas Governor Greg Abbott says state officials are using “unprecedented” methods to deter migrants from crossing the border, including parking Texas National Guard and Texas Department of Public Safety vehicles for miles along the border to create a “steel barrier.” The surge of migrants — many of whom are Haitian — was the result of...