2,000 Haitian refugees in US ordered released

A federal judge Tuesday ordered the immediate release of about 2,000 Haitian refugees who have landed in the United States illegally over the past year. The government immediately appealed, seeking to block their release.

District Court Judge Eugene Spellman laid down a strict set of conditions designed to ensure that the Haitians now in US detention camps would report when summoned to appear before immigration judges.

Share this story:

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK