Danticat Still Trying To Get Truth About Uncle’s Death

John-Thor Dahlburg reports about Edwidge Danticat’s efforts to find out exactly what happened to her uncle, the Rev. Joseph Dantica, who died while in the custody of Homeland Security.

“The way my uncle was treated was so emblematic of the way Haitian asylum seekers are treated here. Their stories are not believed, they are immediately detained, sometimes for years, and the majority are deported,” Danticat said. (Her family name is spelled differently, she explained, because of an error made on her father’s birth certificate.)

Link via Maud. Previous posts about Dantica’s death.

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