By Jacqueline Charles
The U.N.’s independent expert on human rights in Haiti as well as South Florida immigration advocates are once more calling on the United States, Dominican Republic and others to halt deportations to Haiti. .
Michel Forst, the U.N. independent expert on Haiti, said despite repeated pleas, U.N. member countries are still forcibly returning Haitians to their homeland. The returns, he said, place the individuals “in a vulnerable, life-threatening position” and put additional burden on the country.