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Cuban-Americans react to end of 'wet foot, dry foot' policy

January 13, 2017 5:22 AM
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Cuban-Americans react to end of 'wet foot, dry foot' policy

Ecuador was once a magnet for Cuban migrants because the South American country didn't require entry visas. That practice ended last year, and many Cubans are leaving with the threat of deportation looming.

Costa Rica struck a deal in January to begin airlifting Cubans out of the country, then closed its borders to stop more from coming in. That left thousands stranded to the south in Panama.

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