Dominican Nurse Fired because her parents were from Haiti


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Anne Dimanche Saintil was born in the Dominican Republic, earned her nursing degree there and worked at a hospital in the capital, Santo Domingo. Then she was fired, because her parents were from Haiti.

KREYOL: Yon infirmière Dominicaine revoke nan job li paske paran li se Haitien... Kisa ou panse de sa?

Dimanche is among as many as 110,000 people living in the Dominican Republic without any legal status after the government, following a Supreme Court decision, began denying citizenship to Dominican-born children of undocumented immigrants, almost all of whom came from neighboring Haiti. She said she lacks official paperwork on her birth because she was born at home, and now fears she'll be deported to Haiti, a country she doesn't know.

"You're living in the place that's your home, where you grew up, but it's like you are a foreigner," the 27-year-old Dimanche said. "I don't know what my future is here."

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Ricart "But, for the argument...unify it to become another Haiti?" Exactly, if Haiti and DR had remained unified, the whole island would be now deforested... see more
Reply · March 24 at 11:53 PM
Rd1 She was not fire because of her parents being from Haiti. She is not Dominican according to the law. What's wrong with that. The same will happen in... see more
Reply · March 24 at 9:53 PM
Ricart The only nonsense here is your delusion, where you think Haiti can build an army overnight and fight the Dominican Republic. The Dominican Republic... see more
Reply · March 24 at 5:09 PM
Ricart @Jean Unify Hispaniola? Wage war against Dominican Republic? Dominican's Airforces will be waiting. see more
Reply · March 24 at 4:42 PM
E That is Non- sense. They doing crazy things they want to start a war. They need peace talk and find solution to those issues. Before it spread to... see more
Reply · March 24 at 1:09 PM
Josie Tout tan nap brwal nan bouda Dominicain se sa pou jwen
Reply · March 24 at 7:56 AM
John Why Haiti needs army for, so you think army will fix the problem no no, Haiti got problem itself think Haiti don't have water because they kill all... see more
Reply · March 24 at 7:49 AM
Jean This is non-sense. Haiti needs to rebuild it Army and its Military full force. That non-sense cannot continue like this. Let's unify the Hispaniola... see more
Reply · March 24 at 7:12 AM

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