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Group of 16 Cuban migrants come ashore in Florida Keys

LONG KEY, Fla. – Another in a recent string of migrant landings has been reported in the Florida Keys.

Sources tell Local 10 News that 16 Cuban migrants were taken into custody on Tuesday.

The migrants were apprehended after making to shore at Long Key.

This comes after more than 100 Haitian migrants made landfall near Marathon on Sunday night.

That group was taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol as well.

Additionally, officials said 263 migrants were detained over a two-day span late last week.

Raymond Simpson

Raymond Simpson is a California native, a longtime Coral Springs resident, and the Editor at TSFD. He lives with his family in Coral Springs, where you can find him on weekends running – literally running – with his two golden retrievers.

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