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In the wake of a devastating earthquake in 2010, the federal government offered Haitians living in the U.S. temporary protected status, or TPS. Under TPS, Haitians living in the U.S. were offered protection from deportation.
Under the Obama administration, TPS for Haitian citizens was extended every 18 months. The Trump administration says it will only extend the program for six more months. Meaning thousands could be subject to deportation beginning in January.
We look at what this means for thousands of Haitians living in Massachusetts.
This segment aired on May 22, 2017.