New exhibition: CHIRITICOS #I Belong
April 27, 2016

Documentary Photography: Risk of Statelessness

Many have remained in the country and, although their children were born in tico territory, because of their way of life (completely outside of the system) and often for fear of being deported, they never registered their children. Today there are many people between 20-30 years old that have no identity card or nationality. Because of this they are also denied basic human rights such as, among others, health and education. To address this situation, the United Nations, the TSE (Supreme Electoral Tribunal) and Migration officials have begun to visit each individual case and initiate citizenship processes that almost always include the two countries.

1 Comment

  1. Lonitra says:

    You make thngis so clear. Thanks for taking the time!

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