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US warns its ‘darker-skinned’ citizens of Dominican Republic’s migrant crackdown

Haitian migrants are being deported from Caribbean country and authorities seem to be targeting people based on their appearance

US officials in the Dominican Republic are warning “darker-skinned” Americans they are at risk of being swept up in the country’s crackdown on Haitian migrants.

The advice from the US embassy in Santo Domingo suggests that authorities there are using a person’s appearance as a criteria for detention of those suspected of being in the country illegally.

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