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Sean Penn Pens Op-Ed on Trump’s Crude Immigration Comments: Donald Trump Is “An Enemy of Compassion, An Enemy of the State”

Penn is a two-time Academy Award-winning actor and the founder of J/P Haitian Relief Organization.

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In Open Letter, Haitian-American Diplomats say Trump’s Disparaging Comments Caused ‘Heartbreak and Despair’

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A group of Haitian-American diplomats working for the State Department have written an open letter expressing their frustration with comments by President Donald Trump that the United States should limit the number of immigrants accepted from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa.

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U.S. President Trump Denies Using Profane Language to Describe Haiti, African Nations; Sen. Dick Durbin says Trump Is Lying

President Donald Trump denied on Friday that he had insulted Haitians amid an uproar about his reported description of African nations as “sh**hole countries”during a meeting on immigration with lawmakers. Continue reading “U.S. President Trump Denies Using Profane Language to Describe Haiti, African Nations; Sen. Dick Durbin says Trump Is Lying”

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Haitians Stopped at U.S. Border Find Dream in Mexico

Jose Luis Millan found a new crop of star employees at an upscale Tijuana car wash where customers cross the border from the U.S. to pay up to $950 to have their prized possessions steamed and scrubbed for hours. They’re never late, always hustle and come in on days off to learn new skills, traits that he says make them a model for their Mexican counterparts. Continue reading “Haitians Stopped at U.S. Border Find Dream in Mexico”

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WATCH: Oakland Raiders’ Derek Carr Signs $125M Contract Making him the Highest-Paid Player in NFL History; QB says he’s Looking Forward To Using the Money To Help the People of Haiti

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr talks about his plans to use his new contract money to impact the people of Haiti, among others.

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Haitian-Americans Celebrate 17th Annual Unity Parade Amid Immigration Fears

Before the 17th annual Haitian-American Unity Parade began its march along Blue Hill Avenue Sunday, the crowd prayed together in a circle. Heads bowed, they considered the thousands of Haitians who could be deported if the federal government does not renew their temporary protected status.

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59,000 Haitians Displaced By 2010 Earthquake Granted Extra 6 Months To Live In U.S.

More than seven years after an earthquake shattered Haiti’s capital, the secretary of Homeland Security, John F. Kelly, announced Monday that he would grant 58,700 Haitians another six months to live and work in the United States.

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Haitian Chefs Craft Higher Profile for Country’s Cuisine

In a dining room in a wealthy district in the hills above Haiti’s capital, waiters in black outfits whisk plates of crunchy malanga fritters and creamy polenta to well-off locals and tourists. In the kitchen, the chef ladles glistening, fresh conch into a pot as his staff dice tomatoes and watercress.

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