Skip to comments.Flashback: Obama Stranded Legal Cuban Travelers in Airports on Last Week in Office
Posted on 02/03/2017 6:04:49 PM PST by HarleyD
As the radical left organizes obstructions of airport terminals to protest President Donald Trumps executive order enacting new security measures for travelers visiting from turbulent countries, few appear equally outraged that his predecessor, Barack Obama, issued a similar directive specifically targeting Cubans. During his last week in office, President Obama repealed a long-standing executive order known as Wet Foot/Dry Foot, which allowed all Cubans legally touching U.S. soil to stay here illegally. The objective of the executive order was to give sanctuary to Cubans risking their lives on makeshift vessels trying to sail to the United States and escape the oppressive communist regime that has governed there for over half a century. The move did not trigger widespread national protests in defense of the Cubans affected, even as U.S. immigration officials confused by the lack of direction in Obamas order detained and interrogated countless travelers possessing legal visas to enter the United States. Many of these were elderly individuals, traveling to visit their children with no intention of stay. The only activists who spoke up for them were members of the Cuban exile community, who told their stories to local press.
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And I don’t believe any of them wanted to blow us up.
Additionally, they don’t come here to be welfare apes like the muzzies do.
And he also blocked Iraqi’s from coming to America in 2011 for SIX MONTHS no one said a word
Liberals really don’t care about immigration or refugees. They see themselves destroyed when Trump gets 3 conservative justices on SCOTUS plus a ton of Federal judges.
Did Trump reverse this act?
The one thing I actually agree with zero on.
I work for a Cuban owned company and the Cuban community in Miami is in complete agreement with revoking the wet foot / dry foot policy...
These refugees come to America with all the information in hand to get six months of benefits from housing, food, medical, dental, basically everything and they tend to stay on it...They are sick of the cuban welfare bums in their community
Castro is allowing the low end of his population to come.
Cubans have made Miami-Dade County what it is. Let them in.
This isn’t the America Jenna Bush remembers! Oh wait never mind..
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