Title

Haiti: Migration - DREF Operation N° MDRHT019

Author Information

Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement

Date of Publication

2022 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Migration

Keywords

Migration, Haitian, Migrantion, Operation, Red Cross, Red Cresent

Description

Following Haiti's 14 August 2021 earthquake, the United States suspended deportations of Haitians in irregular situations. However, the gathering and entering the United States of several thousand people, mainly Haitians, from Mexico changed the situation. . Based on U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) figures, between 19 and 29 September, approximately 4,600 Haitian migrants were deported on forty-three flights to Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haïtien, 5,000 people were transferred to detention centers, others were provided transportation to large cities in the state of Texas with the initiation of immigration procedures for over 19,000 people. Some Haitian migrants also returned to Mexican territory. From 19 September 2021 until December 26, 2021, 11,816 migrants were repatriated from the United States (6,916 men, representing most returnees with 56%, 3,182 women or 26%, and 2,266 children representing 18% (boys 9%, Girls 9%)). These repatriations are expected to continue into 2022.

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Haiti: Migration - DREF Operation N° MDRHT019

Following Haiti's 14 August 2021 earthquake, the United States suspended deportations of Haitians in irregular situations. However, the gathering and entering the United States of several thousand people, mainly Haitians, from Mexico changed the situation. . Based on U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) figures, between 19 and 29 September, approximately 4,600 Haitian migrants were deported on forty-three flights to Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haïtien, 5,000 people were transferred to detention centers, others were provided transportation to large cities in the state of Texas with the initiation of immigration procedures for over 19,000 people. Some Haitian migrants also returned to Mexican territory. From 19 September 2021 until December 26, 2021, 11,816 migrants were repatriated from the United States (6,916 men, representing most returnees with 56%, 3,182 women or 26%, and 2,266 children representing 18% (boys 9%, Girls 9%)). These repatriations are expected to continue into 2022.