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NYC Officials Express Concern About Trump Effect on 2020 Census
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NYC Officials Express Concern About Trump Effect on 2020 Census

Census officials and rights groups are particularly worried about lower responses from Haitian communities in New York City due to the increase of very public, sometimes arbitrary arrests or deportations by ICE and a number of offensive comments from President Trump denigrating Haiti and its people.

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As Trump Targets Immigrants, Elderly Brace To Lose Caregivers
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As Trump Targets Immigrants, Elderly Brace To Lose Caregivers

Nirva is one of about 59,000 Haitians living in the U.S. under Temporary Protected Status (TPS), a humanitarian program that gave them permission to work and live here after the January 2010 earthquake devastated their country. Many work in health care, often in grueling, low-wage jobs as nursing assistants or home health aides.

Now these workers’ days are numbered: The Trump administration decided to end TPS for Haitians, giving them until July 22, 2019, to leave the country or face deportation.