Here We Go Again
From the Miami Herald:
Coast Guard looks for missing Cuban rafter
KEY WEST - The Coast Guard searched Wednesday for a Cuban rafter reported missing a few miles off the Lower Keys after five others he had traveled with were found.
The migrants were trying to make it to Florida on at least one, maybe two, homemade boats. At least one of the Cubans was found on a flimsy vessel near a reef.
Under the U.S. wet-foot, dry-foot immigration policy, most Cubans caught at sea are returned to their homeland while those who make it to land are allowed to remain.
The agency also said it repatriated 10 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabanas, Cuba on Wednesday. The migrants were among a group spotted Sunday by a boater in Key West's channel. At least one was found clinging to a buoy as others tried to swim to shore.