Latin America

Human Rights Watch condemns U.S. deportations of Haitian children

Over 500 of the deportees were Brazilian-born, raising serious questions about how the U.S. manages its migration policy

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“It is unconscionable that any government would send people to Haiti while it experiences such a deterioration in security and a heightened risk to everyone’s life and physical integrity.” This is just one of many striking statements in a new report issued by Human Rights Watch (HRW) this week, in which the organization claims that the U.S is persisting in the deportation and expelling of hundreds of Latin American immigrants and refugees to their home countries, despite the insecure conditions there.

The report highlights that at least 580 Haitian children born in Brazil were expelled from the U.S. and sent...

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