Haitian migrant Jackner Gilot poses with his new credentials and those of his family, which allows them to live and work in the Dominican Republic for two years as “non-resident’’ foreigners, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Monday, July 6, 2015. A group of 260 people were the first foreigners to receive the credentials. More than 288,000 foreigners, mostly Haitians, applied during the last year for a temporary resident permit, trying to avoid deportation.
Haitian migrant Jackner Gilot poses with his new credentials and those of his family, which allows them to live and work in the Dominican Republic for two years as “non-resident’’ foreigners, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Monday, July 6, 2015. A group of 260 people were the first foreigners to receive the credentials. More than 288,000 foreigners, mostly Haitians, applied during the last year for a temporary resident permit, trying to avoid deportation. EZEQUIEL ABIU LOPEZ AP
Haitian migrant Jackner Gilot poses with his new credentials and those of his family, which allows them to live and work in the Dominican Republic for two years as “non-resident’’ foreigners, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Monday, July 6, 2015. A group of 260 people were the first foreigners to receive the credentials. More than 288,000 foreigners, mostly Haitians, applied during the last year for a temporary resident permit, trying to avoid deportation. EZEQUIEL ABIU LOPEZ AP

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