US Homeland Security Chief tell Haiti President Get Ready for Repatriation of Haitians with TPS

Jonh Kelly, The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, made it very clear that the "T" in TPS for Haitians stands "Temporary" during a recent visit to Haiti.

PHOTO: John Kelly and Haiti President Jovenel Moise

Kelly told Haitian president Jovenel that eventually the 60,000 Haitians living with this Temporary protected status will have to go back to Haiti.

The humanitarian program that allowed these Haitians to remain in the United States following the Haiti earthquake was never meant to be permanent, Kelly said.

"The operative word in the law is 'temporary.' It's not meant to be an open-ended law, but a temporary law," he said at a news conference at the Haiti National Palace.

Many Haitians are hoping that TPS will keep extending indefinitely but that's not gonna happen.

What do you think about that?

Filed under: President Jovenel Moise, TPS for Haitians, John Kelly, Haitian Politics, Newsletter

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Cosme Perez That "Temporary" may change to "Permanent". It's been too long for temporary. After 365 days uninterrupted stay in USA Territory, a... see more
Reply · July 28 at 9:23 AM
Tontonbob Dako anpil. Yo fe anpil moun peye kob yo pou anyen. Fuck yo. Bay ayisen viza yo oubyen bay yo kob yo.
Reply · June 30 at 6:26 PM
Simpson Stfort Haiti should ask them to get a visa to come to Haiti the same way Haitians have to have a visa to go to the US. The Haitian Government should forbid... see more
Reply · June 23 at 12:08 PM

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