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The biggest wave of Cuban migrants arriving in US since 1980 is driving policy changes

Finger Lakes Times 26 May 2022
... in Nicaragua. Since November, Cubans have been able to travel to Nicaragua without visas, from which many if not most then leave for the U.S.. Experts attribute the waiver of the visa requirement to a deal cut between Cuba and Nicaragua to use immigration to push back against U.S.
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Biden eases money transfers to Cuba and flips Trump migrant, travel rules

New York Post 17 May 2022
Nicaragua’s leftist government in November allowed Cuban citizens to visit without a visa, and many Cubans are using the Central American nation as a starting point to reach the US-Mexico border, where COVID-19 deportation policies are scheduled to end next week.
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Cubans are arriving to the US in record numbers. Smugglers are profiting from their exodus

Egypt Independent 16 May 2022
As Cuba relaxed the restrictions in November, the Cuban government’s ally Nicaragua lifted their visa requirements for Cubans — sparking a surge of people who tried to travel to the Central American nation as a way to eventually reach the US.
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Nicaragua ends sentencing of opposition figures, negotiations next?

Urdu Point 14 May 2022
Managua, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th May, 2022 ) .Earlier this week, Nicaragua finished sentencing 45 opponents of President Daniel Ortega's government to up to 13 years in prison for allegedly "undermining" national security ... Washington has also revoked the visas of 280 Nicaraguans.
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U.S. embassy again issuing immigrant visas in Havana, but at a trickle

Reuters 05 May 2022
Cubans seeking to immigrate were instead directed to apply for visas in person at the U.S ... Many fly to Nicaragua, which in November lifted visa requirements for Cubans, then make their way north overland to the Mexican border, a costly, and often dangerous journey.
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Cuban Migrants Arrive to U.S. in Record Numbers, on Foot, Not by Boat

The Scranton Times-Tribune 04 May 2022
Now they are coming in record numbers, but this time on foot, their flight aided by Nicaragua, which dropped visa requirements late last year for Cubans, giving them a toehold in Central America to journey overland through Mexico to the United States ... The official said visa-free ...
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US renews issuance of immigrant visas in Cuba

La Prensa Latina 03 May 2022
Havana, May 3 (EFE).- Cubans seeking visas to immigrate to the United States were seen standing in line outside Washington’s embassy in Havana on Tuesday for the first time since 2017, when the mission sharply curtailed consular services ... Nicaragua, an ally of Havana, does not require visas of Cuban visitors.
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Ukraine diplomacy, wasted COVID vaccines, and Darfur’s rising toll: The Cheat Sheet

The New Humanitarian 29 Apr 2022
Our editors’ weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe. On our radar. Darfur attacks claim at least 200 lives ... Fight and talk ... CUBA ... In November, Nicaragua waived visa requirements for Cubans, opening up a shorter land route into the United States compared to the dangerous Darién Gap bridging Colombia and Panama ... .
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Explainer: Rivaling Cold War exodus, Cuban migration to the U.S. is soaring. Here�s why

Reuters 28 Apr 2022
In November, Nicaragua, a close political ally of Cuba, waived its visa requirement for Cubans, saying the move was intended to promote commercial exchange, tourism and humanitarian family relations ... en route to Nicaragua, incensing Cubans who saw their travel plans frustrated.
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Explainer-Rivaling Cold War exodus, Cuban migration to the U.S. is soaring. Here´s why

Metro USA 28 Apr 2022
In November, Nicaragua, a close political ally of Cuba, waived its visa requirement for Cubans, saying the move was intended to promote commercial exchange, tourism and humanitarian family relations ... en route to Nicaragua, incensing Cubans who saw their travel plans frustrated.
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More Cubans immigrating to the U.S. by crossing from Mexico

The Los Angeles Times 25 Apr 2022
Her children and parents undertook a 20-day journey, starting with a plane ride from Havana to Managua, Nicaragua ... The increase coincided with Nicaragua’s decision starting in November to stop requiring visas for Cubans in order to promote tourism, after other countries, such as Panama and the Dominican Republic, began mandating them.
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More Cubans immigrating to US through Mexico

Waco Tribune-Herald 24 Apr 2022
Cuba and Nicaragua. U.S ... The increase coincided with Nicaragua’s decision starting in November to stop requiring visas for Cubans to promote tourism after other countries, such as Panama and the Dominican Republic, began mandating them. After flying to Nicaragua, Cubans travel by land to remote stretches of the U.S ... The actions of Nicaragua, a U.S ... ....
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US is weighing resuming migration accords with Cuba, Homeland Secretary Mayorkas says

Finger Lakes Times 21 Apr 2022
agreed to issue 20,000 immigrant visas annually to Cubans, but that stopped under the Trump administration ... The numbers grew even higher since November, when Nicaragua eliminated visa requirements for Cubans, allowing them to fly there and then make their way on land to the U.S ... Pandemic restrictions have also slowed down visa processing worldwide.
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AP News Summary at 4:34 a.m. EDT

Bowling Green Daily News 21 Apr 2022
Putin tells forces not to storm Ukraine holdout in Mariupol ... The city’s capture has both strategic and symbolic importance. AP-NORC poll ... The increase coincided with Nicaragua’s decision starting in November to stop requiring visas for Cubans to promote tourism after other countries, such as Panama and the Dominican Republic, began to require them ... .
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AP News Summary at 5:27 a.m. EDT

Bowling Green Daily News 21 Apr 2022
Putin tells forces not to storm Ukraine holdout in Mariupol ... The city’s capture has both strategic and symbolic importance ... AP-NORC poll ... The increase coincided with Nicaragua’s decision starting in November to stop requiring visas for Cubans to promote tourism after other countries, such as Panama and the Dominican Republic, began to require them ... .

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