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Campbell quoted in USA Today article on Haitians at Texas border

September 21, 2021

USA Today

Horace G. Campbell

Horace G. Campbell

Thousands of Haitian immigrants encamped at Del Rio, Texas, after entering the U.S. through the Rio Grande are awaiting either deportation from U.S. authorities or deciding to stay put and seek asylum. But Title 42, enacted by Trump, allows for quick expulsion of asylum seekers to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in holding facilities and President Joe Biden is continuing the policy. Horace Campbell, professor of political science, calls the expulsion of Haitians "inhumane" and "criminal." "The economic conditions in Haiti since 2010 have been unspeakable," says Campbell, referring to a 2010 earthquake that devastated the island nation. Read more in the USA Today article, "White House calls video of border agents chasing Haitian migrants 'horrific,' DHS promises to investigate." 09/21/21

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