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View Diary: If you are black, get out: The crisis of statelessness in the Dominican Republic (208 comments)

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  •  crazy (2+ / 0-)
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    Denise Oliver Velez, Avila

    And I bet their vital statistics systems are crap. So, its almost an impossible ruling to enforce other than as you said, by skin color. Just crazy.

    •  Oh they have an elaborate ID card (2+ / 0-)
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      Avila, fcvaguy

      system - but many Dominico-Haitians have no papers.  Or the papers they do have are not acceptable since being born in the DR and your parents being born in the DR has no meaning under these laws.

      The video explains the probelms.

      "If you're in a coalition and you're comfortable, you know it's not a broad enough coalition." Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon

      by Denise Oliver Velez on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 12:42:36 PM PDT

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