Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Cuban Immigrants To Be Allowed Passage Through Central America

Thousands of Cuban immigrants trapped in Costa Rica and Panama on their way north to the United States may be permitted to continue traveling by way of El Salvador and Mexico according to an agreement of the Central American Integration System reached this week that would create a pilot humanitarian transfer program. The program will […]

Record Number of Cuban Refugees Entering U.S.

As a result of the continuing normalization of relations between Cuba and the United States, the U.S. has seen dramatic uptick in the number of Cuban refugees reaching its borders due in part out of fear on the island nation that the long-standing “wet foot, dry foot” policy that allows Cuban refugees to stay in […]

Comentarios from Maria: Celebrate new day for U.S-Cuba relations

In 1999, I was communications director of a federal agency then known as the Immigration and Naturalization Service. I worked with the Department of Justice and State on the case of Elian Gonzalez, an adorable 5-year-old Cuban boy who was found floating in an inner tube off the coast of Florida late that year after […]

Rubio Immigration Stance Contradiction to his Past

The fact that he is a son of immigrants himself isn’t deterring Florida Senator Marco Rubio from taking a harsh stance on the issue of immigration. Rubio, the son of Cuban immigrants, said in a recent interview with the Spanish-language network Telemundo that he would vote against the DREAM Act, which was reintroduced in both […]