Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Dominican Republic: Thousands at Risk of Expulsion to Haiti (Human Rights Watch)

The 43-page report, “We are Dominican: Arbitrary Deprivation of Nationality in the Dominican Republic,” documents hundreds of cases from 13 provinces around the country. Human Rights Watch found that Dominicans of Haitian descent are still unable to access basic civic functions such as registering children at birth, enrolling in school and college, participating in the formal economy, or traveling around the country without risk of expulsion.

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