Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection interdict 13 migrants near Dania Pier

Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection interdict 13 migrants near Dania Pier
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard and, Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations units, interdicted 13 Cuban migrants approximately 1 mile off of Dania Pier, Wednesday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Miami Command Center received a report at approximately 9:40 a.m. of a rustic migrant vessel near Dania Beach. The watchstanders...

Coast Guard transfers 151 Haitian migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 151 Haitian migrants to Bahamas
Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeffery Evans passes out water to some Haitian migrants aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca to keep them hydrated Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Krystyn Pecora MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca crew transferred 151 Haitian migrants Friday to the Royal Bahamian Defence Force. The transfer is a combination of two separate interdiction cases...

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force rescues 88 Haitian migrants off Little Inagua

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force rescues 88 Haitian migrants off Little Inagua
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, deployed to Great Inagua, Bahamas, lands Friday, July 21, 2017 to assist 88 Haitian migrants off Little Inagua, Bahamas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI – The Coast Guard and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) rescued 88 Haitian migrants Friday off Little Inagua, Bahamas. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard repatriates 102 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 102 Haitian migrants
The Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk crew interdicts a group of Haitian migrants July 11, 2017, approximately 22 miles south of Great Inagua, Bahamas. MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk crew repatriated 102 Haitian migrants Wednesday to Cap-Haitien, Haiti. The Cutter Mohawk crew interdicted the migrants Tuesday approximately 22 miles south of Great Inagua, Bahamas. This is the largest U.S. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard transfers 11 Cuban migrants to the Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 11 Cuban migrants to the Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter isaac Mayo file photo MIAMI – The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew interdicted 11 Cuban migrants Sunday within Bahamas territorial seas, southeast of Cay Sal Island, Bahamas. The migrants were transferred to the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo and were then transferred Tuesday to Bahamas Immigration custody in Freeport, Bahamas. “We discourage anyone taking to the sea...

Coast Guard repatriates 25 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 25 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 25 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy patrol boat Saturday, following an at-sea interdiction of the migrants in the Mona Passage. Five other migrants interdicted in the group are facing federal criminal immigration charges in the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico. A U.S. Customs and Border...

Coast Guard detains 6 people for attempted human smuggling

Coast Guard detains 6 people for attempted human smuggling
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI — The Coast Guard completed a transfer of six people involved in a suspected smuggling case Wednesday to U.S. Border Patrol agents in Fort Lauderdale for further investigation and possible prosecution. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber, home ported in Miami, conducted a safety boarding...

Coast Guard returns 21 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard returns 21 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard returned 21 migrants Friday to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, following an at-sea interdiction of a migrant vessel off the coast of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Eight other migrants interdicted in the group are facing potential federal criminal immigration charges in the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico. The...

Coast Guard repatriates 27 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 27 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton repatriated 27 Cuban migrants Friday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. This repatriation is the result of a migrant interdiction near Key Largo on Sunday. The Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevent this sea voyage from ending in tragedy. “We discourage anyone from taking to the sea and attempting to reach U.S. soil illegally – they are risking...