Catholics to the government: Don’t be provoked by anti-immigrant groups
Santo Domingo.- The DominicanEpiscopal Conference (CED) on Sunday urged the Dominican government "notto be provoked by the anti-immigrant extremist groups which wager on the failureof the National Plan to Regularize Foreigners.
The Catholic Church´sNational Pastoral Commission for Migrants urge Dominican authorities topractice clear political will to continue regularizing immigrants´ status “withdignity and social justice. "
It requested a dialoguebetween Dominican Republic and Haiti on concern over the fate of thousands of Dominicansof Haitian descent. "These illegal, vulnerable, defenseless, and impoverishedpeople hope for a just solution that identifies them as a documented person toguarantee their prerogatives, with full exercise of citizenship."