SHREVEPORT, La – The entire roughly 80 Haitian migrants who arrived right here on two buses from the ICE facility final Friday have been reunited with their households and buddies within the US.
That is in line with the Louisiana Immigrant Detention Advocates group. One in every of their volunteers, Sonya Bratlie, says they helped join the migrants with household and buddies. In addition they paid for airplane and bus tickets for some.
Others obtained assist from the Miles for Migrants group. The teams say the overwhelming majority of the migrants are asylum seekers.
“It isn’t, oh, the migrants are being launched in Shreveport. They’re after you. That is not the state of affairs right here.” Bratlie mentioned. “These persons are being launched as a result of they went by every thing they’ve gone by to achieve their households. They’re escaping conflict and poverty.”
Since late March, volunteers in Shreveport say they’ve helped greater than 400 migrants from 42 international locations reunite with household and buddies throughout the USA.