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Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 06:44 PM EST

Reaction Mixed After Elimination of 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot'

Reaction Mixed After Elimination of 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot'

Cubans can still seek political asylum, but now they'll be treated the same way the U.S. Government treats migrants from anywhere else in the world.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 12:01 AM EST

The End of the Cuban Medical Professional Parole Program

The End of the Cuban Medical Professional Parole Program

With the announcement of the reversal of the 'wet foot, dry foot' policy, also comes the elimination of the Cuban Medical Professional Parole Program.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 12:02 AM EST

How Policy Change Impacts Cuban Migrants

How Policy Change Impacts Cuban Migrants

Now, after the Obama administration ended the ‘wet foot, dry foot’ policy, the Coast Guard, US Customs and Border Protection agents, and Immigration agents are playing a whole new ball game when it comes to...

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 05:12 PM EST

Sen. Marco Rubio Comments on Reversal of Wet Foot, Dry Foot

Sen. Marco Rubio Comments on Reversal of Wet Foot, Dry Foot

Florida Senator Marco Rubio sharply criticized the Obama Administration's announcement that it is ending the 'wet foot, dry foot' policy as part of the ongoing normalization with the Castro regime.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 12:05 AM EST

South Florida Cubans React to 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Change

South Florida Cubans React to 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Change

In South Florida, which is home to the largest Cuban exile community, there was mixed reaction to President Obama scraping the 'wet foot, dry foot' policy.

Thursday, Jan 12, 2017 at 06:42 PM EST

Statement by President Obama on Ending of Wet Foot, Dry Foot

Statement by President Obama on Ending of Wet Foot, Dry Foot

President Obama releases a statement on ending the wet foot, dry foot policy.

Thursday, Jan 12, 2017 at 05:33 PM EST

'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Ending Bittersweet for Some: Expert

'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Ending Bittersweet for Some: Expert

President Obama's decision to end the "wet foot, dry foot" policy could be "bittersweet" to many Cubans in Miami, Cuban expert Dr. Andy Gomez told NBC 6.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 12:04 AM EST

Obama Ending 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Policy for Cubans

Obama Ending 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Policy for Cubans

The Obama administration is ending the "wet foot, dry foot" policy that granted residency to Cubans who arrived in the United States without visas.

Thursday, Jan 12, 2017 at 07:57 AM EST

US, Cuban Officials Meeting to Discuss Human Trafficking

US, Cuban Officials Meeting to Discuss Human Trafficking

It will be the fourth such meeting between the countries on the subject, as they continue to work on efforts to prosecute trafficking and protect victims.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 at 01:42 PM EST

Tillerson Critical of US Approach to Cuba

Tillerson Critical of US Approach to Cuba

President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, criticized the United States' normalization of diplomatic relations with Cuba saying the communist island has not made enough...

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