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Reduction In Deportation Of Haitians

By July 12, 2022July 14th, 2022No Comments

In September of 2021, approximately 4,600 Haitian migrants were deported on forty-three flights to Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haitien. Almost thirty percent of children who returned were not born in Haiti, and obtained foreign nationality, including Chilean and Brazilian. Haitian Institute of Social Welfare and Research helps in reunification of families as fifteen unaccompanied migrant kids travelling by sea to the United States were reunited with their families.

Majority of the Haitians that flee to the United States and are in the process of entering the country are susceptible to political and financial instability, violence, trafficking, and migrant smuggling. Those caught without a passport were deported as the arrival of illegal immigrants is attempted to be mitigated. The number of Haitians apprehended between the ports of entry has fallen from 7,694 to 130 according to Internal Customs and Border Protection Data.

In May 2022, more than 4,000 Haitians in 36 flights were sent back to Haiti as part of Title 42. Around 3,643 Haitians were present at the legal ports of entry and were allowed to stay in the United States to be processed and pursue asylum claims. They are allowed entry after legal and immigration advocates file for the individuals to be exempted from Title 42.

The number of Haitians deported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement reduced drastically in June 2022 as the Biden administration allowed Haitians to enter the country through legal ports of entry to seek asylum. This helps Haitians to come through legal ports of entry.