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Fear of kidnappings driving Haitian women to flee to Puerto Rico

La Prensa Latina 31 Jan 2023
In January alone, the Coast Guard rescued two groups of Haitian migrants (the first consisting of 55 people and the second of 17) who had been left stranded by people smugglers on uninhabited Monito Island, one of three islands in the Mona Passage.
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Haitians in the US feel pressure to sponsor friends, family back home

The Daily Herald 31 Jan 2023
President Joe Biden, a Democrat, has struggled with a record number of migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border including the arrival of more than 10,000 Haitians to southern Texas in September 2021 ... She is also opposed to the expulsions of Haitians and other migrants arriving at the southwest border, many who are seeking U.S.
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Haitians in US Feel Pressure to Sponsor Friends, Family Back Home

Voa News 31 Jan 2023
... of more than 10,000 Haitians to southern Texas in September 2021 ... "And that creates a major issue because how do you choose which one to sponsor?" She is also opposed to the expulsions of Haitians and other migrants arriving at the southwest border, many of whom are seeking U.S.
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Migrants grapple with government app to make asylum appointments

Roll Call 31 Jan 2023
Additionally, the app is only available in English or Spanish, leaving out migrants who speak French, Haitian Creole, or indigenous languages. Guerline Jozef, the co-founder and executive director of the Haitian Bridge Alliance, said in a news release that she is “extremely ...
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Flawed app frustrates migrants seeking entry

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 30 Jan 2023
the national language of Haiti is Haitian Creole." ... The issue has hit Haitians hardest, said Felicia Rangel-Samponaro, director of The Sidewalk School, which assists migrants in Reynosa and Matamoros, across from Texas' Rio Grande Valley. Previously, about 80% of migrants admitted to seek asylum in the area were Haitian, Rangel-Samponaro said.
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Online system to seek asylum quickly overwhelmed

Republican American 30 Jan 2023
The issue has hit Haitians hardest, said Felicia Rangel-Samponaro, director of The Sidewalk School, which assists migrants in Reynosa and Matamoros, across from TexasRio Grande Valley. Previously, about 80% of migrants admitted to seek asylum in the area were Haitian, Rangel-Samponaro said ... Still, LGBTQ migrants are not disqualified.
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Migrants in massive numbers try to reach Florida. What happens to their abandoned boats?

Hastings Tribune 30 Jan 2023
13 that it had removed 40 migrant vessels in the Florida Keys and identified another 250 for removal ... What happens to migrant vessels? ... For example, Coast Guard crews interdicted an overloaded sailboat carrying hundreds of Haitian migrants off of Ocean Reef, a private club in Key Largo, in August.
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2 Cuban sisters' 4,200-mile journey to the US and a new life

San Francisco Chronicle 30 Jan 2023
___ ... ___ ... The exodus prompted a January Biden administration measure to cut back on Cuban migrants, whom the U.S. had historically welcomed even as it turned away Haitians, Venezuelans, Mexicans and people from other Latin American and Caribbean nations. The Rolo González sisters, like other Cuban migrants, lost hope for the future in their country ... .
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2 Cuban sisters’ 4,200-mile journey to the US and a new life

Wtop 30 Jan 2023
The exodus prompted a January Biden administration measure to cut back on Cuban migrants, whom the U.S. had historically welcomed even as it turned away Haitians, Venezuelans, Mexicans and people from other Latin American and Caribbean nations. The Rolo González sisters, like other Cuban migrants, lost hope for the future in their country.
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Two Cuban sisters’ 4,200-mile journey to the U.S. and hopes for a new life

The Los Angeles Times 30 Jan 2023
The exodus prompted a January Biden administration measure to cut back on Cuban migrants, whom the U.S. had historically welcomed even as it turned away Haitians, Venezuelans, Mexicans and people from other Latin American and Caribbean nations. The Rolo González sisters, like other Cuban migrants, lost hope for the future in their country.
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Who could have predicted it? The new CBPOne system is "saturated and it’s chaos"

Hot Air 29 Jan 2023
the national language of Haiti is Haitian Creole.” U.S ... The issue has hit Haitians hardest, said Felicia Rangel-Samponaro, director of The Sidewalk School, which assists migrants in Reynosa and Matamoros, across from Texas’ Rio Grande Valley. Previously, about 80% of migrants admitted to seek asylum in the area were Haitian, Rangel-Samponaro said.
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Online System to Seek Asylum in US Quickly Overwhelmed

Voa News 29 Jan 2023
the national language of Haiti is Haitian Creole." ... The issue has hit Haitians hardest, said Felicia Rangel-Samponaro, director of The Sidewalk School, which assists migrants in Reynosa and Matamoros, across from Texas' Rio Grande Valley. Previously, about 80% of migrants admitted to seek asylum in the area were Haitian, Rangel-Samponaro said.
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Online system to seek asylum in U.S. is quickly overwhelmed

The Post and Courier 29 Jan 2023
the national language of Haiti is Haitian Creole.” U.S ... The issue has hit Haitians hardest, said Felicia Rangel-Samponaro, director of The Sidewalk School, which assists migrants in Reynosa and Matamoros, across from Texas' Rio Grande Valley. Previously, about 80% of migrants admitted to seek asylum in the area were Haitian, Rangel-Samponaro said.
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Desperate for answers: Families in Miami and Cuba mourn relatives missing at sea

Yahoo Daily News 29 Jan 2023
The United NationsMissing Migrants Project estimates that 305 Cubans and 380 Haitians have disappeared or died in the Caribbean region since 2014, when the agency began to track them ... How a boat with U.S.-bound Haitian migrants disappeared at sea ... recently arrived Cuban migrants.
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The pandemic is central to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ brand. Will voters still care in 2024?

The Lawton Constitution 29 Jan 2023
He recently appeared on Tucker Carlson’s show on Fox News to compare his foreign policy chops to President Joe Biden’s — highlighting the Florida National Guard’s response to an influx of Cuban and Haitian migrants arriving on the shores of the Keys, and teasing a potential ...

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