Between 1990 and 2015, the Haitian immigrant population in the U.S. tripled as Haitians fled political instability and natural disasters. Get the background on U.S.-Haiti relations and Haiti's current crisis:
This week, I sat down with the Foreign Minister of Panama. She described 80,000 Haitians heading toward the United States - all because Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are refusing to enforce the law. They have a created a public health and humanitarian crisis.
Trump, who famously desciribed Haiti as a "shithole" country while in office, says tonight on Hannity that many Haitians entering the U.S. "probably have AIDS" and letting them in "like a death wish."
"I’m unhappy, and I'm not just unhappy with the cowboys who were running down Haitians and using their reins to whip them. I'm unhappy with this administration," Rep. Maxine Waters says at a news conference on the situation at the U.S. southern border.
@sunny : "The White House has promised to bring 95,000 Afghans here, and I'm not saying they shouldn't be brought here because they should be…, but if you can bring 95,000 Afghans here, then why are you sending 86 Haitians back... to a country that has been devastated?"
? #Zakharova : #Haiti ?? has entered a new period of political instability and the largest ever social and economic crisis. #Russia ?? is ready to help Haitians restore political stability, maintain internal security and train personnel.
Christina Ponthieux, 13, is fighting to maintain Temporary Protected Status for Haitians, like her parents, who could face deportation under Trump. Her parents, both nurses, have lived in the U.S. since 1999. "Terminating TPS would affect all of us, especially kids like me."