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IG declines to investigate horse mounted Border Patrol agents clash with Haitian migrants

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has declined to investigate the incident in Del Rio that concerned Border Patrol agents on horse again, this in accordance to an announcement made by DHS. The incident occurred again in September when greater than 16,000 Haitians gathered beneath the […]

DHS inspector general declines to probe Haitian border abuses, refers matter back to CBP office

DHS’ assertion mentioned OPR “has followed customary process in its investigation of this matter,” together with a evaluate of footage and “the interview of witnesses, employees, and CBP leadership.” It shouldn’t be away from any of those witnesses are Haitian migrants themselves. Advocates in September filed a civil rights criticism urging a cease to the […]

DHS defends delay in the investigation into Border Patrol agents accused of whipping Haitians

Homeland Security issued a press release Tuesday defending the prolonged delay in the investigation into Border Patrol agents accused of whipping Haitian migrants in Texas in September, saying the probe is following the “customary process.” Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas had promised Congress the outcomes can be launched inside “days” of the Sept. 19 incident, […]

We condemn unequivocally the inhumane treatment by US Border Patrol Agents against defenseless Haitians

Dear Editor, Reports of the treatment and circumstances of Haitian migrants, together with girls and youngsters who travelled to the Del Rio Texas Border, remind us but once more of the more and more determined plight of Haitian financial migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. As Caribbean individuals who work for gender, social, financial, and environmental […]

EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Johnson Demands Names Of DHS Officials Who Reviewed Intelligence Related To Travel Of Haitian Migrants To Border

Republican Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson despatched a letter Friday to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas calling for info associated to the 1000’s of unlawful immigrants who gathered in Del Rio, Texas and requested for the names of any DHS official who reviewed or obtained the reported intelligence in regards to the Haitian […]

Haitian Bridge’s Guerline Jozef awarded 2021 RFK Human Rights Award for advocacy at border

“The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award identifies and honors those who embody Robert F. Kennedy’s belief that the power of individual and collective moral courage can overcome injustice,” RFK Human Rights stated. The group was based by Ethel Kennedy, and is as we speak led by their daughter Kerry Kennedy. “Each year, we honor outstanding […]

Colombian coastal town adapts to surge of Haitian migrants en route to US-Mexico border

NECOCLI, Colombia – Necoclí is not the secluded Afro-Colombian beachside town vacationers from neighboring cities used to go to for fried fish and quiet time below the solar. There is a surge of Haitian migrants hoping to get to the United States. The cease in a smugglers’ route is previous. Local officers say the desperation […]

More Haitian migrants face deadly jungle after crossing Colombia-Panama border

ACANDI, Colombia – At the Colombian coastal city of Necoclí, there’s a retailer promoting solely boat tickets to cross the Gulf of Urabá — which acts because the bridge between South and Central America. At $40 per particular person, the shop sells out rapidly. A employee tapes a chunk of paper to the door saying […]

NJ Haiti protest demands Biden end deportations at border

NEWARK — Haitian group leaders and immigrant advocates gathered outdoors a federal immigration workplace Friday to protest the Biden administration’s deportation of hundreds of migrants fleeing civil and humanitarian chaos within the Caribbean nation.  About 50 folks holding megaphones and posters chanted “Black Immigrants Matter”  outdoors the Immigration and Customs Enforcement discipline workplace at the Federal Building in Newark. They demanded Biden ease […]

Hundreds of Haitians arrive in Massachusetts from southern border lacking housing, health care

“The federal government has abdicated its responsibility of providing much-needed humanitarian protection and other support for the Haitian refugees,” stated Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, government director for Lawyers for Civil Rights. Marie St. Fleur, a former state consultant who’s from Haiti, stated Massachusetts should act instantly to help these new arrivals. “We are facing a humanitarian crisis […]