Citizenship shift leaves Dominican-Haitians stateless


During the 20th century, hundreds of thousands of Haitians crossed into to the wealthier Dominican Republic to escape poverty and political instability only to face color-based racism and repression. Recently, the Dominican government drew international outrage when it ended birthright citizenship for people born to undocumented Haitians in the country. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano reports.


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