Despite calls to halt deportations, the Biden administration shows no sign of stopping its hostility toward Haitians.
Adriana Beltrán says the instability in Honduras today is directly linked to the U.S.-backed coup of 2009.
Activists in over 20 cities are mobilizing for a nationwide protest against deportation and ICE jails this Thursday.
“This system simply can’t be reformed,” said Rep. Rashida Tlaib.
This marks the second instance in less than a year that the parliamentarian has blocked Democrats’ legislative goals.
On Sunday alone, the Biden administration said it sent three deportation flights to Haiti, with more expected.
Advocacy groups that initially sued under President Donald Trump resumed their challenge to the expulsions last month.
Haitians at a jail accused of human rights abuses are asking to be released rather than deported to a nation in crisis.
Though many have lived in the U.S. for decades, Temporary Protected Status holders have few pathways to citizenship.
Simply admitting refugees isn’t enough — Biden must restore and expand resettlement programs shuttered under Trump.