Cuban Adjustment Act

HAVANA - JUNE 4: Rafters swim back to shore after seven men failed in an attempt to leave the island at the Malecon waterfront on June 4, 2009 in Havana, Cuba. Cuban rafters, or 'Balseros' continue to try to reach the U.S. In 1994, a crisis arose when some 35,000 …

Cuban Media Demand Repeal of Cuban Adjustment Act Post-‘Wet Foot/Dry Foot’

The Cuban government has praised President Barack Obama for invalidating the immigration policy known as “Wet Foot/Dry Foot,” which allowed Cuban refugees to stay legally in the U.S. upon arrival, but demanded he also work to repeal the Cuban Adjustment Act of 1966, which the communists refer to as the “Law of Murder.”

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Cuban Immigration to U.S. Still Surging

So far this fiscal year, which ends on September 30, more than 44,000 visa-less Cuban asylum-seekers have reached the U.S., according to Customs and Border Protection data provided to Agencia EFE. The current level is more than five times the number of Cubans who reached the U.S. in all of 2011, when fewer than 8,000 visa-less Cubans entered the U.S.

Airfare for Cuban Migrants

Mexican Airline Offering Migrants Free Airfare to Texas Border

Two foreign airline companies have begun offering steep discounts to Cuban migrants–set for border crossing into western Texas–as thousands rush to the United States in the aftermath of thawing relations with the communist island. Children under age 11 fly free of charge.

Cuban Migrants Heading to Texas

Thousands of Cuban Migrants Arriving in West Texas

As the United States and Cuba continue the diplomatic thawing process undertaken by the Obama Administration, thousands of migrants are expected to cross into El Paso amid fears that the preferential status for the island-born immigrants could soon cease.

Cubans in Mexico

Hispanics Resenting Hundreds of Cubans Being Rubber Stamped into Texas Daily

The city of Laredo, Texas, is becoming a turnstile for Cubans seeking asylum in the U.S. Hundreds of Cuban refugees coming from Central America to Mexico are being passed through into Texas will little, if any, screening. Hispanics in South Texas appear to be resenting the special treatment of the Cubans.

Cuban Refugees

Thousands of Cubans Heading to Texas, Welfare Benefits Await

Thousands of Cuban refugees are stranded in Costa Rica and are now being moved into Mexico so they can illegally cross into the United States. Once on American soil, Cubans receive automatic immigration status adjustment and full welfare benefits. Texas is becoming the epicenter of this influx of Cubans.

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As Obama Courts Castro Regime, Cuban Adjustment Act Needed More than Ever

More than a year after President Obama announced a concessions package to the rogue Raúl Castro regime in Havana, the usual cabal of left-wing voices have united against political asylum for Cuban refugees. Unlike in the past half-century, however, they have ensnared some conservatives, who now believe that the problem lies in Cuban refugees seeking freedom.

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Central American Countries Reach Deal to Help Cuban Refugees Reach U.S.

The more than 8,000 Cuban refugees stranded in Costa Rica after Castro ally Nicaragua rejected their legal visas will fly over Nicaragua to El Salvador to commence their voyage to the United States, a coalition of Central American nations announced this week.

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Waves of Cubans Crossing U.S. Border — From Mexico

When most Americans think of large numbers of Cuban migrants leaving the island nation, they picture rafts and boats headed towards the Florida Keys. However, this new exodus finds hundreds of Cubans heading to Central America and joining those following the same migration routes heading towards the U.S.-Mexico border.