Dominican authorities cracks down on Haitians in Punta Cana | EUROtoday

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PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic — In the shadow of this Caribbean resort, a magnet for American vacationers, the raids come nearly day by day.

Immigration brokers, accompanied by uniformed navy troops, storm neighborhoods the place Haitian employees reside, households and advocates say, busting down doorways and turning over mattresses looking for money to swipe. They cease development employees on their approach to job websites to demand cash. They take bribes to let deported Haitians again into the nation.