Washington, DC — Today, days before Haiti Flag Day, the U.S. is deporting over 100 Haitians back to dangerous conditions in Haiti. As Guerline Jozef, Co-founder and Executive Director of the Haitian Bridge Alliance, said during a press conference on May 8th:  “It’s urgent for President Biden to re-designate... Continue »
Members of Congress and leaders speaking at a press conference advocating for relief
Congressional lawmakers and advocates held a press event on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to continue urging for a number of humanitarian actions for Haitian immigrants, including the extension and expansion of Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Haiti Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) and Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick... Continue »
Washington, DC — Yesterday, the United States reinstituted deportations to Haiti, sending dozens of Haitians back to dangerous conditions in the nation via the first deportation flight to the nation since January. As Guerline Jozef, Co-founder and Executive Director of Haitian Bridge Alliance, the Black Immigrants Bail Fund, and... Continue »
Recording here Washington DC – Today, Haiti Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Rep. Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick (FL-20), and Rep. Cori Bush (MO-01) joined an impacted person in Haiti, Haitian-led organizations, advocates, and allies to urge federal action to address the worsening humanitarian crisis in Haiti. Haiti is currently... Continue »
Hundreds of faith leaders, Members of Congress, and impacted individuals are among the latest voices urging the Biden administration to take urgent action to address the political and humanitarian crisis unfolding in Haiti. In their letter to the Biden administration, more than 250 faith leaders and organizations are urging... Continue »
Nearly 70 members of Congress are urging the Biden administration to take action in response to the political and humanitarian crisis rapidly unfolding in Haiti. Lawmakers are calling on the administration to protect Haitian nationals already in the U.S. by immediately redesignating Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti. They... Continue »
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On March 12, Haiti’s acting prime minister, Ariel Henry, resigned, leaving the country without a government and causing fears that the country is headed toward crisis and total collapse. Henry stepped down after a gang insurrection prevented his return to Haiti after a trip overseas. The insurrection cut off... Continue »
Washington, D.C. — As the humanitarian crisis in Haiti unfolds, the Biden administration is reported to be considering using Guantanamo Bay to detain Haitians despite no spike in migrants. Meanwhile, Governor DeSantis deployed soldiers to South Florida, along with more than a dozen aircraft and boats, to block Haitians... Continue »
Despite deteriorating country conditions, Biden responsible for deportation flights to Haiti at a rate of one every other day during his first year in office A new piece in TIME highlights the destabilizing impact of ongoing deportations to Haiti as the nation grapples with compounding crises. Quoting leading Haitian-American... Continue »
Washington, DC – Reports of internal opposition at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to the Biden administration’s systematic deportations of Haitians and the administration’s re-start – and expansion – of the MPP/Remain in Mexico program underscore growing disillusionment with the Biden administration’s border and immigration policies. Among the... Continue »