Florida Keys

52 Haitian Migrants Land in Florida Keys in Smuggling Effort

More than 50 Haitian migrants landed in the Florida Keys on Friday, according to federal agents.

The 52 migrants were part of a maritime smuggling operation and they were taken into federal custody in Key Largo, U.S. Customs and Border Protection tweeted.

In a separate incident, federal agents said nine migrants of mixed national origin also made landfall Friday in Fort Lauderdale.

The agency said agents were continuing to investigate.

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