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#1684: Asylum for Dominicans vs Haitians ?


In a message dated 1/03/2000 3:43:58 PM, bcorbett@netcom.com writes:

<< In 1999,
the Coast Guard rescued or turned back 363  Haitians and  406 Dominicans
trying to reach the United States. >>

Does anyone know the standard policy for Dominicans trying to come into the 
US illegally?
Are they uniformally turned back like their Haitian neighbors?
There hasnt seem to have been much acknowledgement yet of the above fact = 
more Dominicans than Haitians last year were caught trying to come to the US.