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Cuban Border Crossers Drop 99 Percent in 2017

The numbers of Cubans risking their lives on dangerous seas dropped by 99 percent since the repeal of the “Wet Foot/Dry Foot” policy and the inauguration of Donald Trump.

A Cuban migrant man receives his passport with the visa granted by the immigration office at the border post with Panama in Paso Canoas, Costa Rica November 14, 2015. REUTERS/JUAN CARLOS ULATE left1 of 3right left2 of 3right left3 of 3right left1 of 3right

Flashback: Obama Stranded Legal Cuban Travelers in Airports on Last Week in Office

As the radical left organizes obstructions of airport terminals to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order enacting new security measures for travelers visiting from turbulent countries, few appear equally outraged that his predecessor, Barack Obama, issued a similar directive specifically targeting Cubans.

Cubans in Mexico

Cubans Stranded at Border Hope for Trump Welcome

NUEVO LAREDO, Tamaulipas — The dream of arriving to the U.S. under the Wet Foot-Dry Foot policy has turned into a nightmare after hundreds of Cubans have been left stranded at the Texas-Mexico border. The islanders have a 20-day permit from the Mexican government to travel north that leaves them subject to deportation thereafter.

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.”