Naturalization

immigration

Facing High Legal Fees, Immigrants Are Using Web Tools to Apply for Green Cards

Tech services are promising to help undocumented people apply for legal status, but can they deliver?
Madeleine Wattenbarger
10.23.17
politics

Obama Has Launched a New Effort to Help More Immigrants Become US Citizens

A task force created by the president to increase the number of immigrants that become naturalized US citizens just kicked off a national tour in Los Angeles.
Colleen Curry
1.31.16
americas

Fears of Crisis in Haiti as Dominican Republic Resumes Controversial Deportations

Tens of thousands of people of Haitian descent have already fled the Dominican Republic and are now living in makeshift camps without access to basic necessities.
VICE News
8.15.15
immigration

In Photos: Housing the Men and Women Being Deported From the Dominican Republic

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.
Eric Fernandez and Chris Gregory
6.26.15
Dominican Republic

A Haitian Halfway House for Deportees: Dominican Deadlock (Dispatch 4)

VICE News visited the Fond Bayard school in Haiti to see firsthand what conditions are like at what has become a halfway house for those recently deported from the Dominican Republic under its new naturalization law.
VICE News
6.25.15
Dominican Republic

Families Are Deporting Themselves to Haiti: Dominican Deadlock (Dispatch 3)

In the latest dispatch, VICE News rides across the Dajabon border crossing with two families self-deporting back to Haiti after they failed to apply for residency in the Dominican Republic.
VICE News
6.21.15
immigration

In Photos: Life at the Largest Border Crossing Between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

VICE News visited the Dajabon border crossing, an area where goods are traded and sold, where Haitian migrants cross over in search of a better life, and where families have recently been self-deporting.
Eric Fernandez and Chris Gregory
6.21.15
Dominican Republic

Citizenship Limbo for Dominican Haitians: Dominican Deadlock (Dispatch 2)

VICE News traveled to Batey Naranjo, a small village near Santo Domingo primarily populated by Haitians or Dominican Haitians, and spoke with residents about their confusion and concerns as to the ramifications of the government’s naturalization...
VICE News
6.20.15
Dominican Republic

The Deadline for Citizenship: Dominican Deadlock (Dispatch 1)

VICE News was at the Santo Domingo Ministry of the Interior on what was the final day for thousands of Dominican Haitians to apply for citizenship, and avoid deportation.
VICE News
6.19.15
americas

Dominican Republic Gives Haitians Until Midnight to Register or Face Deportation

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.
Gabriela Gorbea
6.17.15