Ministry of Interior & Police reveals irregularities in regularizing status of Haitians in the DR


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Feb 20, 2019

An audit carried out by the Ministry of Interior & Police reveals that the Dominican government regularized the status as legal residents of 252,407 that did not comply with the required documentation. Only 7,834 of those regularized presented the documentation, as reported in Listin Diario.

The audit carried out at the start of the Abinader administration established that 97% of the beneficiaries of the Plan for Regularization of Foreigners (PNRE) developed in 2013, by mandate of Constitutional Court ruling TC-0168-13. 56% percent did not provide any of the required documents.

The main problem is that the governments of Haiti have not issued the documentation over the years. Most people in Haiti do not have legal documentation.

Listin Diario explains that the audit was carried out in 2022 through the Vice-Ministry of Interior and Police for Migratory Affairs...

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