The United States government warned that Cuban migrants, including rafters, arriving on the Florida coast would be deported to the island and would not be able to request humanitarian parole. With the option of a sponsor enabled by the Joe Biden administration.
New process for Cubans, Haitians, and Nicaraguans: If an application for parole is denied or someone is caught entering the United States illegally, they will be returned directly to their home country and processed will not be allowed to apply for
— CBP (@CBP) January 15, 2023
United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) He said on Twitter: “New process for Cubans, Haitians and Nicaraguans: If a request for humanitarian parole is denied or a person is caught crossing illegally into the United States, they will be sent directly to their country of origin.” The country will be returned and will not be done anymore.” Allowed to request this process”.
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) also said in a statement that “The White House and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced N.New legal avenues for people seeking to enter the United States,
“We urge everyone to consider attempting the dangerous and often fatal illegal maritime migration routes Do not risk your life by throwing yourself into the seasaid Rear Admiral Brendan McPherson, commander of the 7th Coast Guard District and director of the Homeland Security Task Force-Southeast.
,Our teams will rescue and repatriate anyone attempting to enter the United States illegally by sea. Raiding the Southeast Maritime Border will result in your expulsion and ineligibility for legal immigration options“, she added.
The Coast Guard reiterated instructions on receiving humanitarian parole following Joe Biden’s announcement on January 6.
“Citizens of Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Venezuela, and members of their immediate family, may apply to enter the United States in a safe and orderly manner. Eligible beneficiaries who are outside the United States and in the United States lacking entry documents may be considered, on a case-by-case basis, for advance travel authorization and a temporary period of probation of up to two years for humanitarian reasons,” he recalls.
People participating in these procedures must have a Sponsors in the United States who have agreed to provide financial support while you are on probation in the United States; And he must fill out Form I-134A, Online Application, where he declares financial support for each beneficiary he intends to support, including minor children.
In the same statement, The Coast Guard recalled that its crews repatriated 824 Cubans to Matanzas and Cabanas. in only one week. From January 6 to 13, they detained 239 migrants who had landed on American shores.