Trump’s decision on Haitian immigrants: What does it mean?

President Donald Trump will end a special designation for nearly 59,000 Haitians that allowed them to live in the United States without threat of deportation after the 2010 earthquake. Haitians benefitting from Temporary Protected Status now have 18 months to leave the United States or adjust their status. They risk deportation if they choose to stay in the country without TPS protection. The news comes on the heels of the administration’s earlier decision to end Nicaragua’s Temporary Protected Status designation. The Trump administration said it needed more time to review additional information on Honduras to determine if it should continue … >>More stories from National


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