The events of 9/11 changed everything. Because the United States had designated the PKK a terrorist organization in 1997 -- six years after Ibrahim had come to the United States -- the Bush administration denied his naturalization petition and initiated deportation proceedings against him.
Presidential candidate Donald Trump and several of his Republican competitors have now endorsed the notion of doing away with the very first sentence of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution.
SANTO DOMINGO -- There's more to the Dominican Republic refugee crisis than just politics. It's the lives of thousands that suffer from the consequences of these policies that should be on the forefront of this discussion.