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.
"I don't think the comments were constructive at all, but I also think that, to be fair, we shouldn't draw conclusions that he didn't intend," the Kentucky Republican said on "Meet The Press."
The exchange came to light after Trump's "shithole" remark drew backlash and claims he is racist.
The long list includes a Haitian immigrant who has helped save infants from a deadly disease.
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?"
Some islands sustained minimal damage and are open for business.
The era of America as the U.N.'s sugar daddy is fast coming to an end.
If TPS is eliminated, the U.S. gross domestic product would suffer a $164 billion hit over the next decade, according to the Center for American Progress.
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.
Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia, and Niger face famine. Syria, Iraq, Haiti, Mali, Ethiopia are suffering severe hunger.
People will continue to fall sick and die until the UN provides a comprehensive remedy for the travesty it caused.
Researchers have found that under certain conditions, typhoons in Taiwan triggered earthquakes.
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.