By Kim Lamberty
It’s hard to find good news from Haiti. With increasing gang violence, food insecurity, and environmental degradation, families and communities are taking desperate measures. The situation is the most challenging in recent memory.
On Tuesday, 20 states sued the Biden administration in an attempt to block the new humanitarian parole program.
The following is a statement released by the Colectivo de Observación y Monitoreo de Derechos Humanos en el Sureste Méxicano, of which our partners at La 72 are a part. We have translated the statement from Spanish to English. To read the original statement, click HERE.
During our solidarity trip to Southern Mexico in November, seven participants from partner organizations joined us. The following is a reflection from Sofia Rosales-Zeledon, a Grassroots Advocacy Associate with the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). A young Latinx professional, organizer, and community activist, she is passionate about immigrants' rights and racial equity. As a Grassroots Advocacy Associate, she helps AILA members engage with national advocacy campaigns around AILA's priority areas.
On December 13th, the Biden administration conducted yet another removal flight to Haiti, carrying an estimated 26 people.
During our solidarity trip to Southern Mexico in November, seven participants from partner organizations joined us. The following is a reflection from participant Thomas Cartwright, an activist with Witness at the Border. A retired financial executive from Columbus, Ohio, Thomas Cartwright is now a global refugee advocate. He advocates for the rights of migrants in Congress, regularly visits border regions from the U.S.-Mexico border to Greece, and his work to monitor ICE removal flights has been instrumental in our work to defend Haitian migrants.