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Haitian man in viral Del Rio photo looking for US sponsor | Exclusive

Mirard Joseph, the Haitian man pictured in a viral photo of Border Patrol agents on horseback lassoing asylum seekers crossing into Texas, is looking for a financial supporter to help him enter America, he told The Haitian Times Monday.

“We’ve tried many ways to come, talked to lawyers, but nothing has worked,” Joseph said via WhatsApp from his home in Chile. “With this thing from Biden now, I want to take a chance.”

Joseph is among scores of Haitians living in countries across the Americas who have reached out to The Haitian Times requesting help to find a sponsor to apply for entry to the U.S. through the Biden Administration’s new process for Haitians to seek humanitarian parole. 


Mirard Joseph is among scores of Haitians who have reached out to The Haitian Times requesting help to find a financial supporter to enter the U.S. since the Biden Administration announced the new process for humanitarian parole.

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