As the FAd'H soldiers were preparing to strut their way to Gonaives on January 1, 2019, the Dominican army, for its part, continued its grip on the route of the border line spread over some 400 km. The authorities are therefore redoubling their vigilance at the border in an attempt to prevent Haitian immigrants, many of whom are undocumented, from returning in January accompanied by one or more relatives. According to official statistics, of the more than 845,000 foreigners living in the Dominican Republic, 88.5% are Haitians born in Haiti or descendants of Haitian immigrants, but for them the criteria of  “ jus soli “Become crucial
Santo Domingo, Thursday, December 27, 2018 ((rezonodwes.com)) – The first mission of this new contingent deployed Thursday at the border, learned Rezo Nòdwès, is to thwart any return of Haitian nationals undocumented in Dominican territory after they went to celebrate in Haiti the festivities of end of the year and the New Year.
The Dominican authorities who give themselves until January 13, 2019, for maintain in place reinforced border security devices, revealed that in normal times, the Fuerza de Tarea Conjunta Interagencial Cerco Fronterizo [ the operational force it inter-border agency ] “ normally operates with 360 men divided into three teams, but this time it has increased to 600, to strengthen border controls land, sea and air ” .
This plan discussed in the presence of the high command of the Dominican Armed Forces, undoubtedly constitutes, according to the Director of Plans, Operations and Interviews of the army, Máximo Belén, “ a great force of action thanks to which we will increase the number of motorized patrols and / or on foot .
For the Dominican authorities, a big surprise awaits the Haitians at the border, during the first days of January, on their return from the provinces of Haiti. A country currently under construction, according to Jeantel Joseph giving a satisfaction to President Jovenel Moise for the good governance of public affairs in 2018, despite galloping inflation and an accelerated devaluation of the Gourde ($ 1 for 78 Gdes). Birthright :
The right of the soil (or “jus soli” in its Latin version) is the rule of
the right to grant nationality to a natural person born on a
territory, irrespective of the nationality of his parents.