Sad homecoming for Haitians deported from Dominican Republic

Human rights groups are feverishly documenting the accounts of the many people caught up under the new Dominican law in sometimes arbitrary arrests since it took effect in JuneJules Mismac, a Haitian living in the neighboring Dominican Republic, was arrested under a tough new immigration policy, then left at the border to start life over from scratch. It stems from a 2013 court ruling that said people born in the Dominican Republic of parents without legal residency are no longer considered Dominican.

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