Government appeals ruling on Haitian-Dominicans nationality row
Santo Domingo.- The Central Electoral Board (JCE) appealed the El Seibo province Civil Court’s ruling ordered him to issue the ID (cedula) cards to more than 100 Dominicans of Haitian descent.
JCE spokesman Felix Reyna said the appeal was filed Friday afternoon.
He said the JCE’s Legal Department is handling the case, and submitted it to a higher court.
On June 27 the El Seibo (east) Civil Chamber recently accepted to hear a class action suit filed by more than 100 Dominicans of Haitian descent, who accuse the JCE he violating their fundamental rights such as an identity, health and work.