CarolinaCast: Haitian Communities in North Carolina

By Jared Weber and David Saff

It’s been 10 years since a magnitude-7.0 earthquake devastated Haiti. After the quake, many survivors took advantage of a program that allowed them to come to the United States to find work and rebuild their lives.

More than 1,500 of those Haitian refugees settled in the eastern North Carolina town of Mount Olive, but now, the Trump administration may force them to leave.


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