Posts tagged with 'Deportation'

Haitian Activists Call on United States to Halt Deportations

A report released on Thursday, February 19, 2015 from law centers at the universities of Miami and Chicago describes how Guerrier, 34, died of cholera in the Haitian jail after being exposed to blood, feces and vomit. In the report, legal scholars and Haitian activists called on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to stop its policy of deporting Haitians convicted of two misdemeanors or a felony.

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IHR Clinic Contributes to Report Calling for Stop of Deportations to Haiti

Human rights groups held a news conference Thursday to discuss the report, Aftershocks: The Human Impact of U.S. Deportations to Post-Earthquake Haiti, which documents the experiences people with criminal records have after being deported to post-earthquake Haiti. The report also makes recommendations to the U.S., Haiti and international communities. The nearly 70-page report was put together by the Human Rights and Immigration Clinics at the University of Miami School of Law and the International Human Rights Clinic at the University of Chicago School of Law.

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