In response to the National Regularization Plan, 48,808 repatriates from the Dominican Republic, including 905 unaccompanied minors, have been recorded returning to Haiti from January to August 2016. Some of those arriving have been deported by Dominican authorities, and some have come “voluntarily” to escape violence and eventual deportation.
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905 unaccompanied minors among 48K returned from Dominican Republic
M NH, Haiti Sentinel
September 9, 2016
BELLADERE, Centre, HT (sentinel.ht) – For 2016, 48,808 repatriates from the Dominican Republic, including 905 unaccompanied minors, were recorded returning to the country by the the Support Group for Refugees and Repatriated Persons (GARR).
From January to August 2016, the Dominican authorities have deported 21,384 persons, presumably Haitian nationals, from their territory.
During the same period 26,704 have come to Haiti from the Dominican Republic “voluntarily”, to escape the violence, deportation and other threats.
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