November 22, 2022.
The General Directorate of Migration of the Dominican Republic affirmed that
the more than 150,000 foreigners who have been redirected to their country since the
In 2020, there are no cases of minors who have been separated from their parents.
“At all times and in compliance with the laws of the Republic
Dominican Republic and international treaties, all deportation is carried out in
total and absolute respect for the dignity of people and their human rights.”
commented Venancio Alcántara, general director of migration, emphasizing that
“There are specific procedures when minors are involved
in the process. At all times minors are with their parents and, when
they have not been located, the minors are referred directly to the Council
National for Children and Adolescents (CONANI) that is in charge of its
The clarification of the director general of migration comes after the chain
international news outlet CNN affirmed that “the Dominican Republic expelled
this year hundreds of children to Haiti without their families.
By: Directorate of Communications.