The Rev. Ronald J. Degges is president of the Disciples Home Missions.

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Why My Faith Compels Me to Support Protective Status for Haitians Fleeing Disaster

by Ronald J. Degges 05-10-2017

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In 2010, a terrible earthquake struck Haiti that caused the deaths of over 100,000 people and destroyed much of the country’s infrastructure. The U.S. granted TPS to 58,000 Haitians to live in safety and rebuild their lives, work, and support family members still in Haiti.