Ex-boxing champ Andre Berto calls on Biden to 'to get up and do something' about border crisis

베르토, 이중 미국 보유자. 그리고 아이티 시민권, 말했다 TMZ 스포츠 on Wednesday he empathizes with the plight of some Haitians who are looking to come to the U.S.

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My message to 조 바이든 would be for him to get up and do something. Right now is the time. The Haitian people have been pleading, pleading for help for many years,” Berto said.

Andre Berto looks on against Shawn Porter during their WBC welterweight eliminator bout at the Barclays Center on April 22, 2017, 뉴욕시.

Andre Berto looks on against Shawn Porter during their WBC welterweight eliminator bout at the Barclays Center on April 22, 2017, 뉴욕시. ((Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images))

The 38-year-old is the son of Haitian 이민자 and was one of seven siblings who were born in Winter Haven, 플로리다. Berto said the Haitians who have escaped the country areliterally trying to find a better life in general.

“물론이야, with a very corrupt government, you’re talking about people that are just trying to find a much better way of life. And to be treated that way here is just sick to see,” he told TMZ Sports.

He compared the situation with Haitian refugees to the plight of Afghans who fled their home country due to the Taliban’s take over.

Mounted U.S. Border Patrol agents watch Haitian immigrants on the bank of the Rio Grande in Del Rio, 텍사스, 9월에. 20, 2021, as seen from Ciudad Acuna, 멕시코. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Mounted U.S. Border Patrol agents watch Haitian immigrants on the bank of the Rio Grande in Del Rio, 텍사스, 9월에. 20, 2021, as seen from Ciudad Acuna, 멕시코. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) ((Photo by John Moore/Getty Images))

BIDEN’S SPECIAL ENVOY TO HAITI RESIGNS IN PROTEST OF ‘INHUMANE, COUNTERPRODUCTIVEDEPORTATIONS

I just want equal treatment. You saw what they did with the Afghan refugees. They pretty much brought up over here on a red-carpet type of situation,” Berto said.

I believe that Biden definitely needs to step up, definitely needs to step up, and to really show us that he really cares.

Berto also tweeted about the situation at the border on Tuesday.

Haiti should be royalty to our culture, the first BLACK independent country in the world defeating our European Colonizer in 1804,” 그가 썼어. “But yet they continue to STILL punish our Hero country for such a Rebellious act. ITS TIME TO STAND UP!!!!”

이상 14,000 Haitian migrants have camped under a bridge in Del Rio, 텍사스, after a surge in 경계 crossings, with reports of tens of thousands more on the way.

목요일에, Biden’s special envoy to Haiti, 다니엘 푸트, resigned, saying he will not take part in the United States’ “비인간적인, 수천 명의 아이티 난민을 추방하기로 한 비생산적인 결정” amid a surge in migrants from Haiti across the southern border.

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