NY Times highlights plight of Haitian migrant workers

December 27, 2007 at 8:05 pm Leave a comment

A December 27, 2007 story in the New York Times highlights the plight of Haitian migrant workers in the Dominican Republic as part of the global trend of immigration to poor nations from poorer ones.

As one Haitian migrant explains in the story:

“We are forced to come back here — not because we like it, but because we are poor,” he said. “When we cross the border, we are a little better off. We are able to buy shoes and maybe a chicken.”

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