residency

2nd Passport Path Through Permanent Residency In The Dominican Republic

A 2nd passport is an insurance policy against political and economic turmoil.  As we have discussed in the past, a second passport and citizenship in some country other than your home country is a fundamental step toward true personal liberty. Why?  Because a 2nd passport gives you a legal pass out of your own borders […]

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More Immigration Options To Speed Your Path To A 2nd Passport

Wanted: Top quality, timely and affordable immigration services for DR Escapes readers. As in most worthwhile rapidly growing endeavors, at DRescapes we also suffer through growing pains when demand exceeds our ability to react. It turns out that immigration services was one of those areas for us. We simply had too much interest to be […]

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Why Retire In The Dominican Republic And Why Seek Residency

A growing concern of Americans, Canadians and Europeans that are of retirement age is where to retire.  With the current financial crisis affecting many countries, retirees are looking for alternative destinations in order to make sure they can live comfortably on their pension income, social security or savings.  Adding fuel to the fire, many of […]

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Why Pick The Dominican Republic For Your 2nd Passport?

We seem to have two different groups of readers when it comes to 2nd Passports and immigration.  The first group has already read and researched the advantages of securing a 2nd passport and have already decided to add this important tool to their back up plan.  For them, the services offered through the PassportDR link […]

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New Fast Track Immigration Program – Answering The Big Question

More about the fast track path to residency and naturalization.  Based on some questions and comments we have received about our earlier immigration post, I think we should delve a little deeper into the whole question about the new fast track program.  We have seen one question pop up several times.  “Is that 6 month thing […]

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Fortify The Borders And Stop Illegal Immigration – The DR Is Not Alone – It’s Not Discrimination

One cannot talk about the DR without addressing the proverbial elephant in the room, the situation with the Haitians.  Now a good number of people from foreign countries who are of course, looking from the outside in have labeled the Dominican Republic as prejudiced and inhuman for the way they have treated Haitians.  Allow me […]

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New Fast Track Residency Program Benefits Expats – Big Change

The Dominican Republic has been making reforms in order to attract foreign nationals looking to retire and invest in the country. Today we will chat with one of our immigration consultants about one of those changes that may be a game changer benefiting new expats. This is the first in our “Interviews With Immigration Consultants” series of […]

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Chris Martenson Peak Prosperity – Dropping Out, Cashing In and Surviving a Collapse – Interview

I had the good fortune to interview Chris Martenson of the PeakProsperity.com website the other day. PeakProsperity is one of the websites that I follow closely because of Chris’s positive and proactive approach to preparing for a financial collapse. No doom and gloom from Chris, just “pick yourself up and make yourself less vulnerable”. It […]

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More About Residency Programs In The DR

I am learning what works best from personal experience and from the experience of the many expat families that are going through the residency process in the Dominican Republic.  It makes a big difference in comfort and convenience when our American and Canadian expats can work directly with a native English speaking attorney.   As […]

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2nd Passports And Residency In The Dominican Republic – Attorney Interviews

In a series of short video interviews we will learn a little more about the Guzman Ariza Immigration Firm and the various Dominican Republic residency programs.  If you have followed DR Escapes for very long at all you already know that we are big proponents of a 2nd passport.  We view the 2nd passport as an […]

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