Deportation, what does the law say?

Dolores

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The Dominican Republic makes news whenever it steps up the deporting of undocumented persons to Haiti. The Haitians cross the nearly 400 km border looking to survive violence, lack of social services and jobs in Haiti. A very small percentage is picked up by the Migration Agency (DGM) for irregular status here and returned by land to Haiti.

Accusations of discrimination and human rights violations abound from US sources, with those so critical ignoring that the United States deports tens of thousands of Haitians, and other nationalities, every month. DR Migration Law 285-04 states the conditions and requirements for carrying out the deportation of any person. The law also states that conditions such as mental or infectious disease or something else equally limiting a person from functioning properly in Dominican territory are grounds...

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The Dominican Republic is certainly allowed to enforce their own laws without interference from any other Country.

More of the "The Pot Calling the Kettle Black" from the "land of the free"...........
 

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From today's UK newspaper, The Telegraph..... migrant influx across the Channel

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'No bigger deterrent' to Channel migrants than swift deportation, says David Davis​

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Kipling333

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What I can not understand is why the majority of postings here concern Haitians . Surely there must be a few other subjects of interest .
 
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The Dominican Republic is certainly allowed to enforce their own laws without interference from any other Country.

More of the "The Pot Calling the Kettle Black" from the "land of the free"...........

For sure ........ however that stance works better when a) you have something that the rest of the world needs, b) you are a huge rich country,--- or you bunched up with a few other countries, c) both of the above.

The DR could disappear overnight and nobody would notice.......
Not saying it is right or moral, but those are the sad cards the DR is holding at the table right now.