A few kilometres of dusty, bumpy roads from the Haitian border with the Dominican Republic, settlements begin to line the bumpy, dusty roads. Most of the residents of the recently erected camps outside of Anse-á-Pitres, Haiti have migrated there from Dominican Republic, either voluntarily or through coercion. Some have been caught in the "rondas"- the Dominican migration police tasked with finding and summarily deporting undocumented Haitians, and sometimes Dominicans. Although the Dominican Republic officially denies that its migration policy produces stateless people, it is clear that many in these camps who are fluent in spanish, born in the D.R., and self-identified as Dominican but with neither Haitian nor Dominican citizenship are just that; Stateless. 


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