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Helping Dominicans of Haitian Descent Secure Legal Documents
For nearly a decade, HAI has worked in the D.R. documenting and responding to the urgent needs and vulnerabilities of stateless populations and those at risk of statelessness. Working across 11 provinces, HAI provides legal and psychosocial services to help stateless individuals obtain nationality and reintegrate into Dominican society.
“I thank God that I was able to get my documents with the help of Heartland Alliance.” Said Anita, 24. “With those documents, I was able to register my youngest child as Dominican, and I was able to get insurance for both of us. I’m very happy because now I can afford doctors’ visits and medical tests because the insurance covers a big percentage.” More Information