*Whatever happened to the slogan at Ellis Island that said, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe” ? It seems that whenever Haitians are making their way over to our borders, they immediately shut tight.
Remember little Elian Gonzalez was coming over on the water on an inner tube in 2000, and he was immediately gathered up by officials and given to members of his family in Miami?
Well, the same instance happened with some Haitians a couple years later, except they were simply given a kick to their boat and sent back in the direction of Haiti. (more…)