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Stop deporting Haitians: Their Take

Stop deporting Haitians: Their Take

Haitians in peril The Dominican Republic, already poised to deport hundreds of thousands of Haitian migrants who it claims are in the country illegally, could also end up shipping native-born Dominicans of Haitian descent across the border too. … Dominican law formerly declared anyone born in the country … to be a citizen. That was significant for the children of Haitian immigrants, most of whom had come to work in the nation's sugar cane fields, private homes and small factories. Then a 2010 constitutional amendment was passed, limiting Dominican citizenship to children of legal immigrants, or those who had at least one parent of Dominican ancestry. In an...