Deportation of Haitians Resumes

Deportation of Haitians Resumes

A year after the earthquake in Haiti, the U.S. is once again deporting Haitians back to the troubled island.

In the wake of last year's earthquake, American immigration authorities temporarily stopped deporting Haitians. Now, the deportations have resumed, but human rights organizations say the situation on the island is so bad that any deportation is essentially a 'death sentence.' A look at the ethical and legal questions behind the U.S. policy.

Guests

Carrie Bettinger-Lopez

Professor of Law, University of Miami School of Law

Farrin Anello

Supervising Attorney and Teaching Fellow, Immigration Clinic, University of Miami School of Law

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