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Private prisons and immigration

As you may have already heard, President Trump is tough on immigration. From his pledge to build a wall on the shared border with Mexico, to ending the Dreamer program that protects young immigrants from deportation, Trump has made choices that negatively affect immigration. However, one decision that hasn’t received much news coverage is his reversal of Obama’s phasing out of private prisons. This decision will have a significant impact for immigrants.

Haitians In South Florida Face Deportation In 2019

When temporary protection status (TPS) runs out in 2019, approximately 24,000 Haitians that live in southern Florida face deportation. The Trump administration decided in November of 2017 that Haitians residing in the United States under TPS will have to leave in July 2019 to return to a country still reeling from disasters, political corruption, and disease.