Monday, May 29, 2023

More than 5,000 Cuban rafters arrive in Florida in April

Official figures disclosed by the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) show that more than 5,000 Cuban rafters arrived in Florida last April.

For the Miami area alone, total arrivals were 5,929 in that month alone. This is a high amount if we take into account the immigration measures put in place by the Joe Biden administration as early as 2023.

It is true that compared to the flows recorded during 2022, the flows across the border with Mexico have been significantly moderated. However, those who do not have the possibility of being sponsored by a family member or friend attempt to reach American land on a ship. Of a rustic ship, generally.

By the end of the first seven months of fiscal year 2023, arrivals of Cuban rafters to the United States by sea totaled 22,530. The arrival of rafters has increased since last December, following strong measures adopted at the border with Mexico. The ascent reaches 476%. In the last month of the year, 1,245 Cuban irregular migrants anchored in South Florida.

April sets a record for rafters

Last April, a record was set for the arrival of Cuban rafters on the Florida coast. This figure was the highest in a month compared to the last three years. Following the suspension of the famous Title 42, officials in the northern country hope to reverse the current immigration situation.

It is a fact that the United States is closing its doors every day to immigrants who intend to enter the country by sea. Therefore, the government has adopted some measures to include those involved in expeditious deportation processes.

Those who have been detained by the authorities shall automatically be disqualified from opting for the benefits of humanitarian parole in the immediate future.

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