Deportation of Haitian Immigrants to Post-Earthquake Haiti

The report is available here.

The IHR Clinic, in partnership with the University of Miami School of Law Human Rights Clinic and the University of Miami School of Law Immigration Clinic, released a report in February 2015, documenting the human rights abuses that many Haitian immigrants face after being deported from the United States to post-earthquake Haiti. The report is titled "Aftershocks: The Human Impact of U.S. Deportations to Post-Earthquake Haiti." Since the 2010 earthquake, at least 1,500 Haitian immigrants have been deported, some for having committed relatively minor offenses. The report urges the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to reverse its policy of deporting Haitians who have been convicted of two misdemeanors or a felony. Read more . . .