Msgr. Aris does not believe those in religious life in Haiti are currently being targeted more than other groups. Violent crime in Haiti is high but hard to measure since most crimes go unreported.
Trump’s comments have rightfully inspired outrage. But, for three reasons, they are not shocking.
D.H.S. has canceled Temporary Protective Status for Haitians, giving recipients until July 22, 2019, to leave the country.
Tens of thousands of Haitians enrolled under the Temporary Protected Status program can stay in the United States until at least January.