Haiti exiles assaulted U.S. pilots, injuring three ICE officers

Washington — Haitian Deportation When a U.S. pilot arrived in Port-au-Prince on Tuesday, he raided the pilot on one of the flights, injuring three U.S. immigration officers, according to sources familiar with the incident’s internal reports.

Anxiety occurred immediately after the carry-on flight Single adult male Arrived and released the man to Haitian authorities at the airport apron. Later, sources said, some of the men attacked another recently arrived plane carrying their families.

The man attacked the pilot of the plane working for a government contractor who was allowed to fly deported for the Immigration and Customs Department while the family was still on board. Three ICE officers were also attacked on the plane, each suffering non-life-threatening injuries, sources said.

The attack occurs when more than 15,000 people gather under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas, overwhelming the US border in just a few days, and then the US surges in the deportation of Haitians. As of Tuesday Haiti immigrants He was deported to Haiti, according to two sources familiar with the operation.

A total of 4,000 people have been deported or moved to other processing centers along the border, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mallorcas told the Senate hearing on Tuesday that the Del Rio crowd would disappear in the next few days.

“We expect dramatic results within the next 48-96 hours,” he said.

However, after the assault on Tuesday, some people within the DHS are worried that there is not enough security to safely land deportation flights at the airport, according to sources familiar with the incident.