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Just Cause - Dominicans of Haitian descent

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"Just Cause", hosted by Piedad Córdoba, offers a series of documentaries on Latin American economic, political and social realities. Today's program discusses legal abuses committed in the Dominican Republic against citizens of Haitian descent based on changes to the country's laws and constitution. Previously, anyone born in the country was, by definition, a citizen; now children of undocumented immigrants are no longer citizens and their birth certificates are no longer valid. Those affected by these retroactive legal changes tell their stories. teleSUR