A total of 15 Cuban rafters, who had sailed from Matanzas, were detained by the Border Patrol (USBP) in the early hours of this Sunday after making landfall in the Florida Keys.
“On Christmas morning, 15 Cuban immigrants made landfall in a rustic boat in the Florida Keys. At 5:00 a.m., a Border Patrol agent and law enforcement aide arrived at Colony Beach and met those who left from the Matanzas area Were. Reported Walter N on Twitter. Slossar, head of the USBP in the Miami area.
Last Friday, the USBP arrested 47 Cuban Rafters who came to Florida. That day, a total of 52 migrants arrived on the shores of the United States: 47 from Cuba and five from the Republic of Georgia, aboard a motorboat.
last Thursday, 175 Cubans They were taken into custody after making landfall off the Florida coast.
The chief of the Border Patrol in the Miami Sector confirmed that multiple government agencies responded to multiple landings of migrants in the Florida Keys and Hollywood Beach.
In recent months, the Border Patrol and Coast Guard have reported almost daily arrests of Cuban rafters, both in the middle of the sea (who have returned to Cuba), and after reaching their destination.
From last October 1, when the current financial year began, till last Sunday, December 18, Coast Guard personnel they stopped 3,450 rafters,
This figure is more than half of those arrested in the last financial year, which ended Record total of 6,182 Cuban immigrantsWhich was a record.