In embassies around the world, some of America’s diplomats are being dressed down by their host nations. Others are considering leaving their posts.
The president’s disparagement of Haiti reminded some of the longstanding stigma Haitians face. Others hope the insults will increase voter turnout.
The president’s vulgar comments about certain countries harken back to complaints about “undesirable nationals” that led to severe restrictions in 1924.
After President Trump used vulgar language about immigrants, TV news grappled with a question: Were his comments racist?
President Trump demanded to know at a White House meeting why he should accept immigrants from Haiti and African countries rather than people from places like Norway.
The Trump administration’s ending of temporary legal status for Salvadorans and Haitians means that employers who depend on them will have to look harder for help.