Ten Undocumented Cubans Found Off The Coast Of Puerto Rico / 14ymedio
14ymedio, Havana, 18 June 2016 — Puerto Rican authorities detained 10
Cuban migrants on the island of Mona, considered US territory in the
Caribbean. Apparently the Cubans had landed there and so far all are in
The Puerto Rican police said in a statement that seven women and three
men were found on Saturday morning on Mona, west of Puerto Rico.
The Cubans will be taken to the port of Aguadilla where the immigration
authorities can analyze their status and consider whether they qualify
to benefit from the wet foot/dry foot policy under which all Cuban
nationals are automatically given refuge after stepping on American soil.
So far this fiscal year, which began in October, more than 3,600 rafters
have been intercepted at sea, according to the United States Coast Guard.
Source: Ten Undocumented Cubans Found Off The Coast Of Puerto Rico /
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