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July 14, 2021

DHS Suddenly Gets Tough on Illegal Immigrants -- From Cuba

Cuba, a country people are fleeing due to political repression, who are not just economic migrants telling tall tales.

That's who Biden decides to get tough on.

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas had a stern warning Tuesday for Cubans and Haitians thinking of escaping the ongoing unrest in both countries by sailing to the US: Don't even think about it.

"The time is never right to attempt migration by sea," Mayorkas said during a news conference. "To those who risk their lives doing so, this risk is not worth taking. Allow me to be clear: If you take to the sea, you will not come to the United States."

Mayorkas, whose own family fled Cuba for the United States following Fidel Castro's rise to power, added that any would-be refugees intercepted by the Coast Guard or any other law enforcement agency would be returned to their country of origin. Those who could provide what Mayorkas called a "well-founded fear of persecution or torture" would be referred to other countries for resettlement.

"They will not enter the United States," the DHS secretary added.

Now do Guatamala.



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