Thousands of Dominicans are now ‘stateless’ | Fox News Latino

Dominican Republic Migrants Amnesty International has estimated that the number of people this law affects is closer to 110,000 people, but yet only 8 percent were able to apply, now the rest remain stateless.

“This could leave thousands at risk of possible expulsion from the country,” said Erika Guevara Rosas, Americas Director, Amnesty International in a press release. “Even if these people are able to stay in the Dominican Republic after the deadline expires, their futures are woefully uncertain. While the terms ‘resident’ and ‘stateless’ might seem bureaucratic, in reality legal citizenship can be vital to open up access to education, healthcare and work, among other fundamental rights.” via | Fox News Latino

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