For many Black Americans, images of Border Patrol agents on horseback chasing down Haitian migrants reopened old but familiar wounds.
The Fond Bayord Community School has been functioning as a boarding home for those who have been deported from the Dominican Republic under the country's new harshly criticized regularization plan.
In the eastern outskirts of Santo Domingo, is a community of mostly Haitian descent. Founded as a camp for Haitian sugar cane workers, it is now marred in poverty and neglect.
Non-Haitian migrants were being ushered in line ahead of scores of waiting Haitians who were gathered at government offices ahead of a deadline to register — or face deportation to a country many barely know.