Caribbean pols rally against ending TPS for Haitians

Office of Council Member Dr. Mathieu Eugene

Council Member Mathieu Eugene (left) joins the National Lawyers Guild, 32BJ SeIU, colleagues, and immigration activists at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn.

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Caribbean legislators in Brooklyn rallied on Monday as a United States federal trial began to protect more than 50,000 Haitian immigrants and their families from being forcibly separated by deportation.

The case, Saget et al v. Trump, is the first trial to challenge what petitioner’s say is the Trump administra­tion’s “unlawful termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS)” and the administra­tion’s “record of racial hostility against immigrants, particularly Haitians.”

Plaintiffs in the suit argue that…

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