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Washington Post

Why are there thousands of Haitian migrants at the Texas border?

Thousands of Haitians are sleeping under a border bridge in South Texas as they try to illegally make a home in the United States, the latest example of a desperate group of people seeking haven in the U.S. The fresh humanitarian crisis snagged Washington’s attention this week as photos and...
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The Guardian

Haitian migrants intend to remain at Texas border despite plan to expel them

Haitian migrants seeking to escape poverty and hunger in their home country said they would not be deterred by US plans to swiftly send them back, as thousands remained encamped under and near a bridge in Del Rio, a remote Texas city. On Sunday, the US began expulsion flights. An...
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Chicago Sun-Times

Haitian refugees test the measure of our nation’s humanity

In one of the largest, fastest, most abrupt mass expulsions of refugees in modern U.S. history, the United States has begun flying some 12,000 Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to Haiti. Invoking executive authority asserted by Donald Trump, the Biden administration is enforcing the Donald Trump immigration policy when it comes to Haitians.

U.S. Begins Flying Haitian Migrants Home From Texas

DEL RIO, Texas — Some of the thousands of Haitian migrants who crossed from Mexico into a Texas border camp were flown back to their poverty-stricken homeland Sunday by the United States in an effort to deter others from crossing into the country. A U.S. official told The Associated Press...
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Haitian migrants seeking asylum receive help in Arizona

The number of Haitian migrants camping under a bridge at the Texas-Mexico border waiting to seek asylum has slowly decreased as some have returned to Mexico, been deported in planes, or been allowed to stay in the U.S and continue their immigration proceedings. Tucson’s Casa Alitas, an aid shelter for...
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Here's how you can help Haitian migrants at the U.S. border with basic needs

TEXAS, USA — Trending online is how to help the Haitian migrants at the Del Rio border. People are trying to figure out where and what to donate. San Antonio organization Black Freedom Factory is coordinating a mass distribution for the migrants. Volunteers on the ground and organizers say food and supplies are very much needed, and anyone can donate online to help.
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How thousands of Haitian migrants ended up at the Texas border

Every night Guy would fall asleep to the sound of gunfire: warring gangs in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, were fighting pitched battles in the city centre. By day, the country was roiled by bloody protests against food and fuel shortages. Roadblocks with burning tyres were commonplace, and the police responded with tear gas and billy clubs.
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NPR

Thousands Of Haitian Migrants Wait Under South Texas Bridge

Nearly 10,000 migrants, mostly Haitians are staying under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas, after crossing the border in recent days. Thousands of migrants are under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas, a new humanitarian crisis at the border that threatens to grow in coming days. Nearly 10,000 migrants, most of them Haitians, have been coming to the U.S.-Mexico border in recent weeks.
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NPR

In Mass Expulsion, The U.S. Begins Flying Haitian Migrants Home From Texas

The United States is flying Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland. This comes as Democrats attempt to include immigration overhaul in their spending bill. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:. The U.S. has started flying Haitians back to their country after thousands were found in a makeshift camp...
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Washington Post

Deportees land in Port-au-Prince: ‘Nobody told us we were going back to Haiti’

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — He crossed the Mexican border into Texas only two weeks ago, joyous at the prospect of building anew in the United States. Now part of the first wave of deportees rapidly ejected by the Biden administration amid a fresh surge at the border, Johnson Bordes, 23, stepped off a Boeing 737 on Sunday and into the Haitian capital, terrified by a city torn apart by violence in a homeland he could barely remember.
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CBS Detroit

Protestors In Detroit Petition To Grant Immigrant Status To Haitian Migrants

(CBS DETROIT) – Protesters took to the streets of Detroit on Sept. 21, calling on the Biden Administration to grant immigrant status to Haitians attempting to cross the U.S. border in Texas. Supporters gathered at Clark Park on the city’s Southwest side petitioning for citizenship for thousands of Haitian migrants.
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