President Donald Trump's "shithole countries" comment during last month's immigration meetings with Congressmembers plays a key role in the lawsuit.
"Let us be clear: their behavior was and still is totally unacceptable," Oxfam said in a statement.
Haitians protested President Donald Trump with a voodoo ceremony and by burning signs and throwing rocks.
"I love the people. There’s a tremendous warmth. And they’re very hard-working people," Trump said, before taking them off the immigration list.
Republican Representative Matt Gaetz has added fresh fuel to President Trump's description of Haiti.
The exchange came to light after Trump’s “shithole” remark drew backlash and claims he is racist.
In a discussion with lawmakers on immigration, Trump reportedly asked why the U.S. should accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries."
Although not among the largest trade partners for the U.S., sub-Saharan Africa, El Salvador and Haiti are significant as Trump fumes over immigration reform.
Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond has called the President's comments "racially insensitive and ignorant."
“Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?”
The Department of Homeland Security is expected to make an announcement next Monday to decide the fate of Hondurans, Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Haitians whose TPS status is set to expire in early January.
Tens of thousands of Haitians live in the U.S. under Temporary Protected Status.
Since the 2010 earthquake, Haiti has suffered from an epidemic of sexual violence—but more and more women are sharing their stories.
The nation's first democratically elected leader to peacefully transfer power is remembered as a reluctant politician.
Homes, schools and crops were destroyed and now children are starting to get sick.
Health officials are concerned that the disease is spreading as flood waters mix with sewage.
The hurricane lashed Florida on Friday with howling winds and rumbled northward up the U.S. Atlantic coast.
Matthew was the strongest storm to slam Haiti in more than 50 years.