25 Cuban Migrants Arrived in Florida Keys

U.S. and Cuba relations
Posted at 5:39 AM, Jul 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-19 01:44:51-04

MIAMI (AP) - Officials say 25 Cuban migrants have recently arrived in the Florida Keys in three separate groups.

The Miami Herald ( reports that the first arrival occurred Sunday and the other two occurred Monday morning.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection reports that 13 men arrived Sunday in Key Largo on a single-engine rustic vessel. Officials say nine Cuban men in a similar vessel arrived early Monday morning at a north Key Largo community. Several hours later, three men came to shore at a Key Colony Beach community.

Since all the migrants made it to dry land, they will likely be allowed to stay in the United States under the so-called "wet-foot, dry-foot" policy.