On Haiti, On Migration | Needed but Unwanted: Haitians in the Dominican Republic

January 23, 2020

Following a law in 2013, hundreds of thousands of people of Haitian descent living in the neighboring Dominican Republic have been at risk of arbitrary deportation or of becoming stateless. Even though many were born in the Dominican Republican or have lived there for decades, tens of thousands have either been forced back to Haiti or have fled the crackdown and legal uncertainty. Watch this video from a year after the expulsions began.

Source: The New Humanitarian, Susan Farkas,  Needed but Unwanted: Haitians in the Dominican Republic

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