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76% say plan to regularize aliens failed

Santo Domingo.-  A poll disclosed Monday of readers of outlet found that 76% calls the Government’s Foreigners Regularization Plan a failure, compared with 24% who say it’s successful.

The survey comes just two days after Interior and Police minister Ramon Fadul admitted the Plan’s failure, revealing that reached just over 100,000, have applied, despite the around 400,000 were expected.

The apparent failure prompted the official to propose the issuing of nonresident visas for most foreigners living illegally in Dominican Republic, especially Haitians.

Religious institutions and Haitians rights groups have often complained of the lack of support provided by Port-au-Prince’s Embassy and its consulates.

Source: DT

Category: DR News |

  1. Stocker

    From first hand experience, as a gringo trying to qualify for this scheme, I can say that the reason it has failed is because of obstacles put in the way by the Dominican authorities. Despite being straightforward on paper, in reality the process is so difficult to complete that it is not surprising that few qualify.

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