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This comment provides a background to the anti-Haitian sentiment in the Dominican Republic and explores the arguments for and against the DR-CAFTA labor provisions; compares NAFTA, the Jordan Free Trade Agreement, and DR-CAFTA to demonstrate DR-CAFTA does not advance labor rights; looks to the realities of NAFTA and the Jordan FTA, and the effects that previous FTAs have had on laborers; and discusses Dominican laws, workers’ rights violations, and the potential for labor rights enforcement through DR-CAFTA.