Santo Domingo.- Lawyer Juan Miguel Castillo Pantaleón described as a slander the statement “WARNING: Reinforcement during emigration to the Dominican Republic” issued by the Embassy of the United States of America in the DR, which confirms that North American citizens Be forewarned that there is a type of discrimination based on skin colour.
Castillo Pantaleon asserted that it was “a terrible lie” and “an unprecedented slander” that Americans in the DR could be treated discriminatoryly when arriving at national ports or airports, as no immigration officer should ever ask citizens to do. Not seen doing separate deal. ,
Meanwhile, he added that he believed it was a great surprise for the US government to learn that President Luis Abinader, a worthy son of his father, who was a nationalist, demonstrated with a speech in defense of the country.
He noted that there is no doubt that the presidential rhetoric of the Ministry of External Affairs (MIREX) has been very strong. “The response of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was appropriate, of condemnation and complete disapproval, it should be congratulated and supported, but it is the harvest of a relationship that has been projected to give the impression that the Dominican Republic is a country incapable of putting its own interests at the table.” But in sovereignty as a first point”, he said.
Interviewed in the Talk Final program with Julio Martínez Pozo, broadcast on Antena 7, the leading lawyer explained that the said statement is part of a narrative aimed at weakening the Dominican position and forcing decisions of the authorities, in immigration matters, To be more flexible in terms of containing a migrant population that the United States does not want its borders to reach.
“That each time the effect of a population coming from a failed state, with very high rates of morbidity due to infectious diseases, many of which have already been eradicated in the United States, a linguistic-cultural problem, a labor effect . .. because it is a migrant population with very low job skills, which presents formidable challenges and costs as it is a population with a difficult assimilation into the destination society,” the lawyer said.
He agreed that monitoring of repatriation should be higher, that the Ministry of the Interior and Police and the Directorate General of Migration should be more careful in their actions and that the business community should favor the national interest by not employing workers illegally. Dominicans and pay fair wages.