Ruiz: Haitian New Yorkers prepare to protest humanitarian crisis in Dominican Republic

August 10, 2015 6:00 AM

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Ruiz: Haitian New Yorkers prepare to protest humanitarian crisis in Dominican Republic

Haitians show papers while clinging to the fence surrounding the Ministry of Interior and Police as they wait to register in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic, in June. As many as 200,000 people were put at risk of becoming stateless after a September 2013 court decision.

Don’t believe those who say otherwise: The Haitian expulsions from the Dominican Republic are nothing less than a humanitarian crisis of major proportions.

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