Since April, thousands Haitian migrants are putting down roots in the Costa Rican border as part of their pilgrimage to the United States in search of the American dream. They travel overland from South America, mainly from Brazil. | MAYELA LOPEZ
(QCOSTARICA) Haitian migrants in Costa Rica facing deportation are being offered relief due to the devastations suffered in Haiti by Hurricane Matthew.
On Monday, the Dirección de Migración y Extranjería (immigration service) suspended the deportation of Haitians.
Immigration director Gisela Yockchen, said the decision was made on humanitarian issues and the suspension will remain until the situation changes in Haiti.
“The immigration status of a Haitian changes, it is no longer a question of the economics of a single migrant, but one of a country devastated by natural

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