Haiti Program Update 11/2/2018

Earthquake News, Disaster Relief

The northern departments of Haiti were struck by a powerful earthquake on October 6. The quake was centered in Port-de-Paix, but also severely affected Gros Morne, where several schools and the pediatric ward of the hospital were damaged or destroyed, as well as many homes. Thanks to many of you, we were able to deliver $3,000 to Haiti last week to help with the purchase of emergency supplies to assist people in need of shelter.

From the Texas Tribune: "Honduran migrants following the caravan continue on despite Donald Trump’s threats"

The following was by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.

Honduran migrants following the caravan continue on despite Donald Trump’s threats

Daily Dispatch 11/2/18

November 2, 2018

Top Stories:

What to make of Trump’s claim that he will allow US troops fire on migrants throwing rocks: The Pentagon that troops will follow standard rules, working in support of CBP officers, who are “absolutely the primary and principal member that will be handling, specifically, the migrants.”

Daily Dispatch 10/26/18

A sampling of today’s headlines on immigration, race, and related stories.

October 26, 2018


In lieu of our usual Daily Dispatch, we are republishing the following article from the Texas Tribune on Trump's plans to militarize the border.