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#EndorseThis: Conan Nails Trump On 'Attitude' While Departing For Haiti

Comedian and human-rights activist Conan O' Brien captures a certain dry humor in this Thursday morning clip from CNN, and that's not easy for a man who is facing-down the President of the United States. On his way to a surprise goodwill-trip to Haiti, a journey made in direct response to President

NATIONALMEMO.COM - 2018-01-18 20:08:19

Is There A Government Conspiracy Against Haitian Immigrants?

The president and his administration are deliberately sabotaging legal Haitian immigration through a number of political channels, advocacy groups, activists and people from Haiti said this week. And if the president's profane position on Haiti wasn't already clear enough - he reportedly called the

NEWS ONE - 2018-01-18 19:40:28

Scarborough: WH doctor came off as 'a political hack' in briefing

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough on Thursday said White House physician Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson sounded like "a political hack" during his briefing to reporters on President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seatSessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrantsGOP rep: 'S

THE HILL - 2018-01-18 19:04:00

We ask Sen. Rubio to stand with Haitians, Central Americans in fight for TPS | Miami Herald

In November, an articulate and sharp 10-year old girl burst into tears wondering how many more holiday seasons she had left with her parents. Ronyde Christina Ponthieux, born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, had just found out the Trump administration canceled the program allowing them to lawfully and

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-01-18 21:14:00

Haiti, Belize, Samoa No Longer Eligible for Temporary US Work Visas

USA FILE - A fragment of the Department of Homeland Security's logo is seen at one of its annex facilities in Fairfax, Virginia, July 22, 2015. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has removed Haiti, Belize, and Samoa from a list of countries whose citizens are eligible for temporary work visas

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2018-01-18 16:03:04

Before Trump administration blocked Haitians from getting work visas, his businesses welcomed their laborĀ 

President Trump's administration is blocking Haitians from obtaining certain temporary work visas - and the move could leave his family's businesses with a diminished employee pool. The Department of Homeland Security in a regulatory filing said Haiti was removed from the list of more than 80 coun

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 17:09:19

Trump Deals Haiti Another Blow, Ending Participation In Guest Worker Program

Protesters gather at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort on Monday, Jan. 15, in response to reports that the president called Haiti, Africa and El Salvador "shithole countries." Getty images via Miami Herald The Trump administration has slapped Haiti again. As of Thursday, Haitian farmers and other

WLRN.ORG - 2018-01-18 14:20:00

White House: Trump backs House stopgap spending bill

The White House on Thursday reiterated that President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seatSessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrantsGOP rep: 'Sheet metal and garbage' everywhere in Haiti MORE supports stopgap spending legislation backed by House GOP lead

THE HILL - 2018-01-18 17:13:42

Conan O'Brien just tweeted his first video since landing in Haiti

Funnyman Conan O'Brien just landed in Haiti! The late-night host is determined to prove to President Trump and his followers that Haiti is anything but a "s**thole country," and judging by his first video, that won't be a particularly difficult task! "Hey, Conan here! I just arrived in Haiti," Conan

RARE - 2018-01-18 17:07:24

Ophelia Dahl Tells WBUR We Must Fight "for the Humanity of All People"

In an opinion piece for Boston-based NPR station WBUR, Partners In Health Co-founder Ophelia Dahl spoke about her experience working alongside Haitian colleagues in the aftermath of the January 2010 earthquake, and of the remarkable resiliency of Haitians who daily confront disasters-both manmade an

PIH.ORG - 2018-01-18 17:28:40

Shutting Out Immigrants Is Not Christian, Pope Says

IQUIQUE, Chile - Pope Francis said on Thursday that it is not Christian to shut out immigrants, urging nations to welcome people whose lives had been "watered down" by poverty, injustice and exploitation. Francis, whose defense of migrants and refugees has been a key theme of his nearly 5-year-old p

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-01-18 17:06:33

The Daily Show: Trevor Noah Talks Cory Booker's Undressing Of Trump Boot-Licker Kirstjen Nielsen [Video]

Earlier this week Cory Booker went AWF on bigot-complicit becky Kirstjen Nielsen for acting like she couldn't remember if Donald Trump call Africa and Haiti "sh!thole countries" (Africa is a continent). Trevor Noah wasn't about to miss a piece of THAT action. Earlier this week Cory Booker went AWF o

BOSSIP - 2018-01-18 16:17:11

Miami Marchers Demand Protections For DACA, TPS Recipients

MIAMI (CBMiami) - More than a 100 people protested the federal government's inaction on immigration reform marched in downtown Miami Thursday morning at the height of rush hour. Those taking part in the march wanted lawmakers to fix the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program which all

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-18 15:12:59

Trump administration shuts Haiti out of seasonal worker program

A man removes the garbage in a flooded street in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince after Hurricane Matthew in 2016. The government notice cites high rates of fraud and abuse among Haitian recipients of the seasonal worker visas, and high rates of Haitians staying in the U.S. after their visas have

MARKETWATCH - 2018-01-18 13:02:00

5 things for January 18: Shutdown, Bannon, Haiti, laundry pods, Olympics

(CNN)An iconic candy bar is going pink, thanks to special "Ruby" cocoa beans. Who's ready for breakfast?. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Government shutdown W

CNN - 2018-01-18 11:25:14

Days After 'Shithole' Controversy, Trump Administration Bans Haiti From Applying for Low-Skilled Work Visa

Following reports that President Donald Trump referred to several countries, including Haiti, as "shitholes" (reports the president partially denied), on Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has now barred people from the Caribbean country from applying for low-skilled working visas.

YAHOO! - 2018-01-18 10:06:56

A lot of people in N.J. came from Trump's "s---hole" countries

Those immigrants from Trump's "s---hole" countries? A lot of them live in New Jersey (John Munson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) They battle the same endless traffic and transit delays, they pay the same outrageous property taxes and they number more than the entire city of Paterson. They are the 1

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 12:46:01

Government Shutdown Looms As Trump Continues To Demand Wall Funds

WASHINGTON (CBSMiami) - Congress has less than 48 hours to pass a new spending bill or the government will shut down beginning at midnight Friday. One of the biggest stumbling blocks to a deal appears to be uncertainty coming from the White House. Republican House leaders wanted to vote on a short-t

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-18 12:13:36

Eric Trump Says His Father Is The "Least Racist" Person He Knows

photo by Jeff Vinnick/getty images For some strange reason, many people have a hard time believing that Donald Trump is racist. It's almost as if they suddenly forgot that the President has implemented laws targeting minority groups, called Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries "shitholes," pard

NYLON - 2018-01-18 13:00:00

Racism Is Not a Synonym for Hatred: Or, Why Ron Paul's Comments Fall Flat

In the wake of the uproar over Trump's demeaning comments about Haiti and several other non-white countries, Ron Paul had this to say about Trump's views: "I know personally about his feelings toward Haiti and Central America because when I was not a candidate for president and he wasn't a candidate

PATHEOS.COM - 2018-01-18 09:16:45