Havana slams U.S. on its migration policy for Cuban migrants

August 9, 2016 5:09 PM

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In the face of a surge in Cuban migrants arriving in the United States, Cuba is accusing Washington of politicizing migration policy between the two countries and encouraging “illegal and unsafe” migration from the island.

Cuba has long objected to the Cuban Adjustment Act, the wet foot/dry foot policy and a parole program that makes it easy for Cuban doctors to come to the United States. But this year — as 46,635 Cubans have arrived at U.S. ports of entry — its objections have become more pointed.

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