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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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Hurricane Matthew Kills Over 900 People in Haiti, Displaces Tens of Thousands

877-killed-haiti-hm-550x338Hurricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and displaced tens of thousands in Haiti before plowing northward on Saturday just off the southeast U.S. coast, where it caused major flooding and widespread power outages.

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How TOMS Founder Blake Mycoskie is Helping to Rebuild Haiti

PHOTO CREDIT: Jared Chambers
PHOTO CREDIT: Jared Chambers

It may seem like the TOMS shoe, that soft canvas slip-on worn by socialites and children in Rwanda alike, is omnipresent, but in truth, it’s the company chief who’s everywhere. Blake Mycoskie, the Los Angeles–based founder of TOMS, estimates that he’s visited “25, 30 countries” for either work or play; he circles the globe scouting locations where they can establish “giving partnerships”—part of the One for One campaign, where, say, a free pair of shoes is given away for every pair purchased, or eye care is offered for every pair of glasses sold.

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