US awaits flights to resume Haitian deportations

View of the beach in Port Salut southwest of Port-au-Prince, on October 12, 2016, following the passage of Hurricane MatthewUS authorities will resume sending undocumented Haitian migrants back to their country when deportation flights can land again in the hurricane-ravaged country, the US government said Wednesday. US Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson had suggested during a visit to Mexico on Tuesday that he was temporarily suspending deportations of Haitians in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. “Working with the government of Haiti, DHS (Department of Homeland Security) intends to resume those flights as soon as possible,” he said.

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