September 25, 2021

Saddened by rise in refugees and migrants, Haitian-Americans denounce returns to Haiti

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Haitian migrants use a dam to cross into the United States from Mexico on Saturday in Del Rio, Texas. The Biden administration plans the widescale expulsion of Haitian migrants by putting them on flights to Haiti starting Sunday, an official said Friday.Read moreEric Gay / AP

Haitian-Americans are worried about the increased frequency of their compatriots attempting to seek refuge in the U.S.

On Sept. 2, eight Haitian migrants were intercepted off the coast of West Palm Beach. Ten days later, 104 Haitian migrants were caught 12 miles off Miami on Sept. 12. Later on Sept. 16, thousands of Haitian migrants crossed the Mexico-U.S. border from various Latin American countries and are under a bridge in south Texas, The Washington Post reported.

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