Vice President Kamala Harris said images at the border of officers chasing Haitian refugees reminded her of 'times of slavery'

Posted on AllSides September 25th, 2021
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Vice President Kamala Harris admonished border patrol officers who in images appeared to whip Haitian refugees at the Texas border, calling the treatment "deeply troubling" and evocative of "some of the worst moments of our history."

Images circulated last week of Haitian refugees attempting to gain asylum by crossing the border in Del Rio, Texas as Department of Homeland Security agents charged at them on horseback. In one instance, a US Border Patrol officer yelled "this is why your country's shit" at immigrants. 

Harris called the images "horrible and deeply troubling," adding that she...

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