Haitians Denounce Dominican Republic’s Birthright Citizenship Laws

Maria Perez
Apr 11, 2019 - 5:00

The Dominican Republic’s decision to end birthright citizenship for people who are born to undocumented Haitian immigrants in the country continues to cause outrage. The Dominican government rewrote its constitution in 2010 to end birthright citizenship, though this didn’t change the status of current citizens, VICE News reported. In 2014, the constitution was revised to note that Dominicans who were born to undocumented parents between 1929 and 2007...

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