Haitians Deported From the U.S. Held in “Absolutely Horrific” Conditions

(Multimedia) The United States resumed the deportation of Haitians back to Haiti in January even as the country remains ravaged by an earthquake and cholera epidemic. In February, one of 27 Haitians deported and sent directly to a Haitian detention center died of cholera-like symptoms. Citing inhumane conditions, the Center for Constitutional Rights has called for the Obama administration to extend the Temporary Protected Status for Haitian immigrants in the United ... Full Story »

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by Katherine Roman - May. 19, 2011

This is good journalism because it is strongly sourced and and really well written. This is also a very interesting topic extremely debatable. This is also a good example og good journalism because it isn't bias and has voices from both sides.

This topic really left me in aw. I know about the Cholera epidemic that was happening in Haiti, and how devastating the conditions where but now to make matters worse they are deporting Haitians who where deported out of Haiti back, in these horrific conditions. I agree and ask for "democracy now" because these people don't deserve to die.

“The walls of the detention center here were covered in feces and vomit, and the bathrooms weren’t working, so men had to go to the bathroom in trash bags. And these conditions, during a cholera epidemic, are literally deadly,” Raymond says.

It’s really very sad, and I think these people should be given the right to at least stay in the U.S until this epidemic is over or until there is a clean and sanitary plcae where they can go directly to.

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