Trump's immigration chief says Bahamas 'capable of taking care of their own'
“The Bahamas is a perfectly legitimate country capable of taking care of their own,” he told CBS’ “Face the Nation” Sunday, crediting U.S. agencies for having “rushed resources in” and being “downright heroic” in their efforts.Last week, Mark Morgan, acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, said it would be “appropriate” for Bahamians to receive TPS in the wake of the natural disaster that has left parts of the commonwealth in shambles. The status would allow them to temporarily relocate to the U.S. to live and work while recovery efforts continue back at home.
But President Donald Trump appeared to close the door on that possibility just hours later when he claimed without evidence that “very bad people” including gang members and drug dealers could be hidden among the survivors fleeing the islands.
“We have to be very careful,” he said. “Everyone needs totally proper documentation because the Bahamas had some tremendous problems with people going to the Bahamas who weren’t supposed to be there.”That same day, the Department of Homeland Security affirmed on its website that Bahamians traveling to the U.S. by sea “must be in possession of a valid passport AND valid travel visa.” Those arriving without a visa by air may gain entry to the country by meeting certain other requirements, such as having a valid passport, a police certificate and no criminal record.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, reports emerged from CNN, NBC and eventually other outlets, announcing that the Trump administration would not consider TPS.Dorian struck the Bahamas earlier this month as a Category 5 storm, leveling whole towns with winds howling up to 185 miles per hour. On Saturday, communities were bracing for the potential arrival of Tropical Storm Humberto, which was expected to bring heavy rains, but the system’s track suddenly changed, and it remained out in the Atlantic Ocean.
Now, cleanup efforts are back underway. The official death toll from Dorian remains at 50, though there are still 1,300 people missing, according to The Associated Press. However, the numbers are preliminary.Story continuesLove HuffPost? Become a founding member of HuffPost Plus today.Read more: Yahoo News »
I've visited the Bahamas many times while I was in my 40s and 50s. I can tell you that the citizens of the Bahamas are just as lazy as the citizens in Pourto Rico!!! Others will have to do all the dirty work, not them! It would be great if another race of people would come! sivavaid the same flushable toliet wipe who said the poem for the Statue of Liberty should be changed....
Unlike us. PuertoRico I remember when America at least gave lip service to compassion Their bigotry know no bounds. Remember this Bahamians! Don't worry Dems2020' are coming! Soon.. prgsv2020' 99% Shameful
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Republican Senator Mitt Romney won't endorse President Trump for re-election'This is as far as one of the most prominent Republican critics of President Trump is willing to go: Just saying he won't endorse.' - ChuckTodd on Sen. Mitt Romney's statement that he won't endorse a candidate in 2020. chucktodd Mitt, what the H has happened to you? You used to be a man of principle. chucktodd He will. Eventually he will. chucktodd I never thought I would say it but there is at least one smart republican that is not scared of the idiot in WH. Moscow Mitch can learn from him!
Trump again dangles a promise of tax cutsPresident Donald Trump is reviving last year's promise to slash taxes for America's middle class as he seeks to bolster his reelection bid against Democratic pledges to help people suffering under piles of student loan debt and wrestling to pay oversized medical bills. Trump was born in Kenya. 😂 Lower taxes are good, reducing Federal spending and paying down the national debt is better. Where are trumps taxes? DumpTrump2020 DumpTrump taxreturns
President Trump Will Probably Regret Starting a Twitter Fight With Chrissy TeigenDuring a recent rant, he referred to her as John Legend's 'filthy mouthed wife.' Yea right. Just curious what women will be wearing this fall. Since 97% of your articles these days mention Trump I guess he is designing all the new fall lines. President Trump always wins.
Teenage activist Greta Thunberg takes climate protest to TrumpSwedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has shot to global fame for inspiring worldwide student strikes to promote action against climate change, took her mission to President Donald Trump's doorstep with a protest outside the White House Send her back! Breeze_CA Yawn. Get the ships out of the Ice, that they are stuck in, that's melting...apparently.
Questions mount about whether Trump is actually profiting from the presidencyNYT’s Mike Schmidt, former U.S. attorney Joyce Vance, former chief spokesman for the Department of Justice Matt Miller, MoveOn’s Karine Jean-Pierre, former congressman David Jolly and host of “Politics Nation” Reverend Al Sharpton on the many recent stories involving government officials and Trump properties that raise questions about Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest How stupid is this Try cleaning your glassed Ms. Ad Vance d in lawl. You knew realDonaldTrump was set up and looked away for greed and selfishness. The DOJ is full of lawless land sharks like her. Can’t we start with giving Trump a negative? This press, this news service is trying to put the balls on women.