Directive to Resume Regular Removals to Haiti – Statement by Secretary Johnson

DHS logoWashington, D.C., September 22, 2016 – “DHS and the Department of State are working with the Government of Haiti and other key partners to resume removals in as humane and minimally disruptive a manner as possible…. Consistent with law, individuals who express a fear of return to Haiti will be screened by a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) asylum officer to determine whether they possess a credible fear of persecution or torture.”  Full text of DHS press release