The United States Embassy in Cuba emphasizes the serious consequences of illegal immigration, especially Cuban rafters who try to reach North American territory.
On its social network Twitter, the embassy wrote a message specifying that migrants held after April 27 do not have the option of requesting humanitarian parole.
“Attention! Migrants intercepted at sea after April 27, 2023 will be indefinitely disqualified from humanitarian parole procedures for Cubans and Haitians,” said the message on the social network Twitter.
It is important to mention that in recent days, the United States government has been warning that illegal immigrants will be severely affected by the approval of the new laws, especially after the repeal of Title 42 on May 11 and the deportation flights to Havana. After doubling of .
Recently, 97 Cuban expatriates were repatriated to the island, including 66 men and eight women.
With this, this figure has reached 3,743 so far this year. Of this group, 74 were returned to Cuba by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the rest to the Bahamas.
Cubans continue to leave the island by sea, as their only possibility to reach North American territory, as humanitarian parole options are complex and not all of them have a sponsor, so they continue to rely on illegal passage. . , , even risking the danger of the sea and everything that this journey represents, but with the aim of seeking a better life and being able to help his family living in Cuba.
#WeeklyWrapUp #ICYMI @USCG crews patrolling the Florida Straits, Windward & Mona passes prevented more than 276 migrants from entering the U.S. illegally at sea from April 28-May 5. Read details here: https://t.co/TKgj4OdmmG & https://t.co/TwRsZZ6tAq pic.twitter.com/f80VS8YCu2
— USCGSoutheast (@USCGSoutheast) May 5, 2023