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U.S. deports first Cubans since end of ‘wet foot, dry foot’

U.S. deports first Cubans since end of ‘wet foot, dry foot’ BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com Two Cuban women who were deemed “inadmissible” for entry to the United States were placed on a morning flight to Havana on Friday, becoming the first to be deported since the Jan. 12 elimination of an immigration policy known […] Continue reading

U.S.-bound Cubans stranded in Mexico say they are victims of extortion and more

U.S.-bound Cubans stranded in Mexico say they are victims of extortion and more BY MARIO J. PENTÓN mpenton@elnuevoherald.com For some of the U.S.-bound Cuban migrants who are now at the Siglo XXI detention center in the far southwest Mexican city of Tapachula — and their relatives in the United States — a journey once filled […] Continue reading

As wet foot/dry foot U.S. policy ends, Cuba ponders what Trump may do

As wet foot/dry foot U.S. policy ends, Cuba ponders what Trump may do Rick Jervis , USA TODAY 3:32 p.m. ET Feb. 13, 2017 HAVANA – While President Donald Trump’s Cuba policy remains in flux, Cubans on the island have mixed feelings about whether the “wet foot/dry foot” policy that governed U.S./Cuba relations since 1995 […] Continue reading

Between 2 And 100 Cubans Expelled From Panama, According To Sources

Between 2 And 100 Cubans Expelled From Panama, According To Sources / 14ymedio, Mario Penton 14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 9 February 2017 — A Cuban couple were deported Wednesday by the National Migration Service in Panama. Both were detained by the authorities in Guabalá, in Panama’s Chiriquí province. According to immigration sources, the couple entered […] Continue reading

First Group of Cuban Doctors Arrives in Miami after the End of the ‘Parole’

First Group of Cuban Doctors Arrives in Miami after the End of the ‘Parole’ / 14ymedio, Mario Penton 14ymedio, Mario J. Penton, Miami, 6 February 2017 – Two dozen health professionals who abandoned their Cuban medical missions abroad arrived this afternoon at the Miami International Airport from Colombia. This is the first group to arrive […] Continue reading

US detains 172 Cuban migrants following end of ‘wet foot, dry foot’ policy

US detains 172 Cuban migrants following end of ‘wet foot, dry foot’ policy BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com At least 172 Cuban nationals who tried to enter the United States following the end to an immigration policy known as “wet foot, dry foot” are now in detention facilities, awaiting for the results of their removal […] Continue reading

Last Cuban doctor defectors arrive in US after policy change

Last Cuban doctor defectors arrive in US after policy change Thursday, February 9th 2017, 9:30 am CET MIAMI (AP) – Yoandri Pavot applied just in time for a visa under a recently scrapped U.S. policy that had long welcomed doctors from Cuba who defected while on assignment in third countries. Pavot and other Cuban doctors […] Continue reading

Cuba health professionals who had been stranded in Colombia are allowed U.S. entry at MIA

Cuba health professionals who had been stranded in Colombia are allowed U.S. entry at MIA BY MARIO J. PENTÓN mpenton@elnuevoherald.com Two dozen Cuban health professionals who deserted from medical missions abroad arrived in Miami Monday afternoon on a flight from Colombia. Those in the group are among professionals who were stranded in third countries following […] Continue reading

For Cubans stranded in third countries, few options remain

For Cubans stranded in third countries, few options remain BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com The recent U.S. immigration policy changes first ordered by former President Barack Obama and then by sitting President Donald Trump have left a particular group of Hispanics caught in the immigration crossfire: Cubans. On Jan. 12, just a few days before […] Continue reading

Dozens Of Cuban Doctors Stranded In Colombia Will Travel To The United States

Dozens Of Cuban Doctors Stranded In Colombia Will Travel To The United States / 14ymedio, Mario Penton 14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 2 February 2017 — Dozens of Cuban doctors stranded in Colombia are preparing to travel to the United States on Monday after receiving a visa as part of the recently repealed Cuban Medical Professional […] Continue reading

Cubans stranded in Mexico due to ‘Wet Foot’ policy demise refuse to return

Cubans stranded in Mexico due to ‘Wet Foot’ policy demise refuse to return NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico – Scores of Cubans meet every day at the Gateway to the Americas International Bridge in Nuevo Laredo on the U.S. border after an odyssey through 10 countries, never knowing if they would achieve their dream of entering the […] Continue reading

U.S. refugee program for citizens of all countries will be suspended for 120 days

U.S. refugee program for citizens of all countries will be suspended for 120 days BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com Amid court orders and airport demonstrations against a presidential order banning entry into the United States of citizens of seven Muslim nations, another aspect of President Donald Trump’s immigration order has been overshadowed: It suspends the U.S. […] Continue reading

If Trump plans to help stranded Cubans, he’d better move fast

If Trump plans to help stranded Cubans, he’d better move fast fordonez@mcclatchydc.com BY FRANCO ORDOÑEZ fordonez@mcclatchydc.com WASHINGTON Time is running out for hundreds of Cuban migrants stranded on the Mexican side of the U.S. border who are waiting for any sign from President Donald Trump that help is on the way.  Many like Deyanira Parra, […] Continue reading

Cuban emigration – causes and incentives

Cuban emigration: causes and incentives DIMAS CASTELLANOS | La Habana | 24 de Enero de 2017 – 10:40 CET. From the 16th century until the first half of the 20th Cuba was a country of immigrants. In spite of the close relationship with the United States, in 1959 the number of Cubans in the latter […] Continue reading

Cubans Newly Blocked at U.S. Border Place Hopes in Trump

Cubans Newly Blocked at U.S. Border Place Hopes in Trump By FRANCES ROBLESJAN. 22, 2017 NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico — She spent weeks hiking through the Amazon, crossing a crocodile-filled river. She scaled border walls, escaped from immigration detention in Panama and slept in a church. Broke, hungry and exhausted, she found refuge with indigenous people […] Continue reading

Cuban immigrants facing humanitarian crisis near U.S. border, Tampa helping out

Cuban immigrants facing humanitarian crisis near U.S. border, Tampa helping out Non-profit sending non-monetary donations to help Isabel Rosales 3:28 PM, Jan 22, 2017 TAMPA, – A pair of wrinkled hands are proof of a long fight in escaping a regime. “11 years in an inferno. In hell,” said Oscar Rodriguez, a Cuban exile. For […] Continue reading

An end to wet foot, dry foot

An end to wet foot, dry foot The outgoing American president makes it harder for Donald Trump to undo the rapprochement with Cuba Jan 21st 2017 | HAVANA AND MEXICO CITY Floating to Florida is now futile AMONG a group of young men gathered in a tin-roofed telephone-repair shop in Havana, the topic of conversation […] Continue reading