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opinion | Marcela García

Haitians without a nation

A ruling in the Dominican Republic divides immigrants in Boston

A country’s highest court issues a ruling to strip away citizenship from certain longtime residents, some with families that have been there for several generations.

It sounds like fiction, something from a futuristic political novel. But it is the bizarre and disturbing reality in the Dominican Republic, a situation that is roiling the country but is only echoing faintly in the United States.

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