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Rev. Ronald J. Degges: Why My Faith Compels Me To Support Protective Status for Haitians Fleeing Disaster

As a Christian, I’m called by my faith to stand with the vulnerable and love my neighbor. As president of Disciples Home Missions, I am grateful to demonstrate these values in my daily life and weekly ministries throughout the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the U.S.

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Trump Administration Wants Tally of Crimes Committed by Haitian Immigrants As It Decides Whether To Deport Them or Not

The Trump administration is taking the unusual step of hunting for evidence of crimes committed by Haitian immigrants as it decides whether to allow them to continue participating in a humanitarian program that has shielded tens of thousands from deportation since an earthquake destroyed much of their country.

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Number of Haitians Entering Mexico Illegally En Route to the US Rises From 3,263 In 2015 to 13,465 So Far In 2016

Haitian migrants hopeful of reaching the United States wait at the border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico on Sept. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
Haitian migrants hopeful of reaching the United States wait at the border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico on Sept. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

Mexican authorities say they have no plans to stop or deport a growing tide of more than 13,000 Haitians who have entered Mexico illegally this year for the purpose of crossing into the U.S.

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