Brooklyn Congresswoman Rips Homeland Security Secretary for Not Visiting Haitian Resettlement Camps
Elected officials and Haitian leaders rallied in Foley Square for the extension of Temporary Protected Status for 50,000 Haitians in the United States. Madina Toure/Observer
Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette Clarke blasted Department of Homeland Security Secretary Gen. John Kelly for not visiting resettlement sites during his brief trip to Haiti today, and urged him to join her and other elected officials on a longer tour of the beleaguered island country—an experience she insisted would illustrate the need for his agency to grant long-term residency status to refugees from the Caribbean nation.
In a statement released yesterday, the Department of Homeland …