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Obama halts ‘wet foot, dry foot’ immigration policy for Cubans, AP reports

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Thursday, 12 January 2017 ()

In a move likely to impact the flow of Cuban immigration to South Florida, President Barack Obama has ended the “wet foot, dry foot” immigration policy regarding Cubans, according to the Associated Press. The AP cited a senior administration official, who spoke in advance of the official policy announcement. Enacted by President Bill Clinton in 1995, the policy permits Cubans who set foot on U.S. soil to stay and seek permanent residency after a year while those intercepted at sea are returned…
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