- President Barack Obama is ending the longstanding "wet foot, dry foot" policy that allows Cubans who arrive in the United States without a visa . - Cuban-Americans react to end of 'wet foot, dry foot ' policy the rule to state that the US would send back seafaring Cubans who hadn 't yet reached US soil. with US law and enforcement priorities," the White House said in a statement. . to the US lo.ng for liberty and find themselves in this situation.. - On Thursday, when President Obama ended the "wet foot, dry foot" policy resident status as a refugee, he merely followed his unconditional support of the especially the Cuban Democracy Act of 1992 the Torricelli Law and the If Trump reverses Obama 's policy, he implicitly links the issues of human . - On , the U.S. and Cuba announced a change in On Thursday, an Obama administration official said the wet foot, dry foot Never in this systematic way, " said Richard Nuccio, a senior policy adviser at the State Department. legal U.S. residency a year and a day after arriving in the country..
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The termination of "wet foot, dry foot" is long overdue. Its end will move the U.S. towards a fairer, more consistent immigration policy for all - one without a double standard for the privileged few. Raul Reyes is an NBC Latino contributor, .
Watch President Obama announced Thursday an end to the 20-year-old "wet foot, dry foot" policy that allowed most Cuban migrants who reach U.S. soil to stay and become legal permanent residents after one year..
A look at what the Coast Guards its "interdiction data" -- or count of people caught and detained at sea -- would appear to support claims that worries about a sudden end to the wet-foot, dry-foot option are driving a surge..
"Wet foot, dry foot" began to come under scrutiny it wasn't clear that the US would maintain such an antagonistic policy. Cubans responded by rushing to the US in greater numbers than ever before..