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Dominican Republic strips at least 200,000 ethnic Haitian of claim to citizenship

November 27, 2013


Deportation fears on rise in Dominican Republic Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Wilver Cuevas Betances was born in the Dominican Republic and never left until he ran into some soldiers at a bus station in Santo Domingo who demanded his passport. “I don’t have a passport. I’m Dominican,” the 29-year-old recalled telling the soldiers. Ignoring […]

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