The United States government repatriated 435 Haitian migrants from Texas via three flights that landed in Port-au-Prince on Sunday, according to Haiti’s National Office of Migrants (OMN). The landings were the first of daily flights that the U.S. says it will send to Haiti as it attempts to clear more than 12,000 Haitian migrants who have been living under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas.
“We have no choice at this point, but to increase repatriation flights,” Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said during a media briefing Sunday afternoon.
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