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US officials defend deportation of Haitians from Texas town

 

September 19, 2021



By JUAN A. LOZANO, ERIC GAY, ELLIOT SPAGAT and EVENS SANON Associated Press

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — More than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have been removed from an encampment at a Texas border town, U.S. officials said Monday as they defended a strong response that included immediately deporting migrants to their impoverished Caribbean country and using horse patrols to stop them from entering the town.

Calling it a "challenging and heartbreaking situation," Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas issued a stark warning: "If you come to the United States illegally...



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