Some aid projects have focused on restoring the country's forests, but few have tried to fix the generations of harm that has been done to Haiti's coral, its mangroves, its beaches and, most of all, its fish.
As it stands, Customs can grab anyone at the border, seize their laptop, and demand passwords and encryption keys as a pre-condition to entering the country. And who knows when you'll get your computer back?
Obama's Op-Ed on immigration today is designed to please both sides of the debate, which is why it's either uninformed or cynical. Informed analysts know trying to "secure the borders" first is all backwards.