TPS for Haitians - Haiti at Forefront of TPS Immigration Trial in New York

Has Haiti fully recovered from after the earthquake and is Haiti ready to receive rough 50,000 Haitians with TPS that Trump and his administration want to send back home? What will happen to their 27,000 children born on U.S. soil? Read this...

NY State Senator David Carlucci upset Trump wants to end TPS for Haitians
NY State Senator David Carlucci upset Trump wants to end TPS for Haitians

The rate and extent of Haiti's recovery after a devastating earthquake is at the center of a trial in New York City that will determine if the Trump administration can end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitian nationals.

The case centers around the special status granted to roughly 50,000 people from Haiti to live and work in the U.S. temporarily after the earthquake in 2010. In addition, the Center for Migration Studies estimates that Haitian TPS holders have 27,000 children who were born on U.S. soil.

At the trial, being held in New York, the focus Wednesday was on emails between U.S. officials.

Migrant advocates have said the Trump administration was so eager to end the program that it chose to ignore reports from its own officials in Haiti that the Caribbean island was in no shape to accommodate the return of its citizens.

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