Refugees not allowed to stay - cry of injustice.
U.S. officials do not agree that returned Haitians face danger. Edward Sweeney, INS director for this region, says that State Department people sometimes accompany the Haitians Haitians home "just to make sure." American authorities who accompanied the Guantanamo Guantanamo exiles to Haiti say the returnees were treated well. "Sweeney says Haiti "is not Russia." He says in fact that "politics have very little to do with the Haitian refugee situation." situation." Sweeney believes most Haitians who come to America are looking for an economic rather than a political haven: "They want work, and that is not a valid reason to allow them residency."