Inspired by migrant caravans, new wave of Cubans seek U.S. asylum

Cuban migrants queue to enter El Paso, Texas, for their appointment to request asylum in the U.S., at the Paso del Norte international border crossing bridge, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, April 1, 2019. Picture taken April 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (Reuters) – Isel Rojas put his dream of leaving Cuba on hold when the United States ended a generous immigration policy for island residents. But watching coverage of migrant caravans heading from Central America towards the United States on Cuban television last year, he began to see a new path. One morning […]

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