Hard Questions For Feds, Haitian Refugees As TPS Suit Ends

By Jack Newsham (January 10, 2019, 10:14 PM EST) -- Haitians suing the Trump administration over the revocation of their temporary protected status and government lawyers playing defense both took a drubbing by a Brooklyn federal judge on Thursday, as he called the the president's alleged racism "a sideshow" but thundered in disbelief at part of the government's argument.

Some 59,000 Haitians who have lived in the U.S. since their country was devastated by a 2010 earthquake could be forced to return home after the Trump administration ended their special immigration status, known as temporary protected status, which protects them from deportation even if they don't have visas. Beneficiaries of the...

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