Protestors are marching to President Trump’s golf resort at Mar-a-Lago, after the Administration ended the temporary “protected status” of Haitians affected by the earthquake in 2010.
Nearly 60,000 Haitians currently living in the United States under a protected immigration status will have 18 months to leave or face deportation after the Trump administration announced the end of a program that allowed thousands of survivors of Haiti's devastating 2010 earthquake to reside in the country for nearly eight years.
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke announced the termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti with an 18-month delay "to allow for an orderly transition," in a press release on Monday.
"The decision to terminate TPS for Haiti was made after a review of the conditions upon which the country’s original designation were based and whether those extraordinary but temporary conditions prevented Haiti from adequately handling the return of their nationals," the statement read.
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