Nearly eight years after the earthquake, some Haitians remain blisteringly poor. Many cannot bury their loved ones. One group of men has stepped in. In Haiti’s capital, death is often harder to afford than life. The men who tend to the bodies told their stories to New York Times journalists. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The 10 […]
The Trump administration has ended immigration protections for thousands of Haitians in the U.S. starting in 18 months, which will force many to abandon the lives and communities they’ve built to return to a country still recovering from disaster. Senior Trump administration officials announced Monday the upcoming end of temporary protected status (TPS) for Haitians, […]
“I received a shock right now,” Gerald Michaud, 45, a Haitian who lives in Brooklyn, said when he heard the news. He has been working at La Guardia Airport as a wheelchair attendant, sending money to family and friends back home. He said he feared for his welfare and safety back in Haiti now that […]
The highly anticipated decision by the Trump administration on Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for Haitians comes after months of lobbying by immigration advocates, and days of discussions by Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke with U.S. lawmakers and Haiti government officials.