Minister Duly Brutus to Bahamas We are unable to meet new regularization
Foreign Affairs Minister of Haiti, Duly Brutus, is leaning toward common sense and cooperation to defuse the current crisis in the Bahamas in regard to the treatment of children born in the Bahamas to Haitian parents. He has taken a different route than that of Ms. Daphne Campbell who is a Democratic member of the Florida House of Representatives who has called for a boycott of tourism in the Bahamas following the implementation of the new Immigration policies
Haiti pressured to process more quickly Passports for Immigrant Descendents in the Bahamas
Foreign Affairs Minister Duly Brutus has expressed concerns about children born of Haitian parents in the Bahamas. Photos have appeared of immigration officers seizing children left unattended by caretakers.
New immigration policies are putting an increased burden on the Haitian government to process the required Haitian passports for descendents of immigrants to remain in the Bahamas.
Human rights groups say new immigration policies unfairly target Haitian undocumented migrants.