Tag: Trump

Anti-Trump Protest in Haiti Temporarily Shuts US Embassy
Haiti, News

Anti-Trump Protest in Haiti Temporarily Shuts US Embassy

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in the Haitian capital closed Monday as demonstrators gathered outside to protest President Donald Trump. More than a 1,000 people marched toward the embassy. They were prevented from reaching the gates by barricades set up by Haitian police. Officers in helmets and carrying shields eventually fired several rounds…

First He Came for Mexicans, Now He’s Coming for Haitians
News, TPS

First He Came for Mexicans, Now He’s Coming for Haitians

In his first year in office, the Trump administration deported more than 200,00 people, ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) for 800,000 dreamers, implemented a travel ban on six majority-Muslim countries, ended TPS for 200,00 Salvadorans and 59,000 Haitians, removed Samoa, Haiti and Belize from the seasonal workers program. It remains unclear…

Trump Administration Bars Haitians From U.S. Visas For Low-Skilled Work
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Trump Administration Bars Haitians From U.S. Visas For Low-Skilled Work

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Haitians will no longer be eligible for U.S. visas given to low-skilled workers, the Trump administration said on Wednesday, bringing an end to a small-scale effort to employ Haitians in the United States after a catastrophic 2010 earthquake. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the change less than a week after…

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Haitian Community Rallies Against Trump

On Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Haitian community rallied in the heart of Times Square to denounce comments made by President Donald Trump in a closed-door meeting, where he allegedly referred to the African continent, El Salvador, and Haiti as “shitholes.” The comment caused outrage not only in the Haitian, African and Hispanic…

Trump’s Assault on Haiti and the Hypocrisy of It All
Editorial, TPS

Trump’s Assault on Haiti and the Hypocrisy of It All

By Vania Andre On the eve of the eighth anniversary of one of the worst natural disasters to hit Haiti, President Donald Trump reaffirmed his stance against black and brown immigrants migrating to the United States. During a meeting Thursday evening at the White House to discuss immigration policies, Trump said he did not want…

Trump Questions Why Immigrants From Haiti and Other ‘Shithole’ Countries Are in the US
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Trump Questions Why Immigrants From Haiti and Other ‘Shithole’ Countries Are in the US

WASHINGTON (AP) — In bluntly vulgar language, President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to people briefed on the extraordinary Oval Office conversation. Trump’s contemptuous description of an entire continent…