Friday, December 6, 2013

With Dominican Republic’s Racist Ruling, Haitian Dominicans Are Being Denied Home, Identity

Imagine if the United States passed a new bill that denied citizenship to everyone whose ancestors migrated to the United States anytime after 1929. If that was you, that means you would no longer have access to a birth certificate or passport nor could you enroll in universities or qualify for health insurance. Many, if not the majority of us, would be stuck in limbo — a disoriented state of statelessness.

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