THREAD: HAITI AND IMMIGRATION POLICY Many of you have seen pics of border patrol agents riding horses while whipping Haitian migrants at the border. I should add that not only is the story of Haitian exclusion very much NOT new; it's central to immigration enforcement

7:59 PM ยท Sep 20, 2021

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Haitian communities did not stand idle; detainees organized on the inside, and the diaspora outside mobilized en masse. As Tina Shull writes, Haitian detention became a key hot topic for the Jesse Jackson 1984 campaign jstor.org/stable/10.5406/jamโ€ฆ
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I ask that you go beyond the shock and awe of the media picture, that we don't turn people and their struggles into "children in cages" phrases to score political points And remember the deportation of Haitians is happening under a Democratic administration
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