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Changes to Citizenship in the Dominican Republic: the Denationalization of a Generation– or Two or Three or Four

by Seth Garfinkel A child of Haitian immigrants, Juliana Deguis was born in the Dominican Republic in 1984. At the time, the question of her citizenship was not a question at all: as established in the 1929 Dominican Constitution, anyone born in the Dominican Republic would be considered a Dominican citizen. However, in 2008, when Juliana […]