Civil and Human Rights Coalition Denounces Decision to Bar Haitians From Receiving H2 Visas

WASHINGTON—In response to the Trump administration’s decision to bar Haitians from receiving H2-A and H2-B visas, Seema Nanda, executive vice president and COO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement:

“After denying Haitians Temporary Protected Status and deriding their country in vulgar terms, President Trump has unveiled a new front in his campaign of cruelty toward Haiti. This is wrong and we denounce his decision.”

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the rights of all persons in the United States. The Leadership Conference works toward an America as good as its ideals. For more information on The Leadership Conference and its 200-plus member organizations, visit