Haitians In Dominican Republic Fear Deportation As Deadline Looms

June 17, 2015 8:52 PM

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Haitians In Dominican Republic Fear Deportation As Deadline Looms

Hundreds of thousands of Haitian migrants and Dominicans of Haitian descent faced the risk of deportation from the Dominican Republic on Wednesday as a deadline for enforcement of a new immigration law approached.

Dominican officials say anyone lacking identity documents or who has not registered for a so-called "regularization" program before the Wednesday night deadline could face deportation.

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