MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutters Bernard C. Webber and Paul Clark have repatriated 76 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Monday.
This repatriation is a result of five separate law enforcement cases.
From Dec. 29 through Monday, Coast Guard Cutters Charles David Jr., Paul Clark, Knight Island and Nantucket interdicted rustic vessels in the Florida Straits with Cuban migrants aboard. All migrants safely brought aboard the Coast Guard cutters and were later transferred to the Cutter Bernard Webber and Paul Clark for repatriation.
Once aboard a Coast Guard cutter all migrants receive food, water, shelter, and basic medical attention.
The Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber is a 154-foot fast response cutter, homeported in Miami.
The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. is a 154-foot fast response cutter, homeported in Key West, Fla.
The Coast Guard Cutter Knight Island is a 110-foot patrol boat, homeported in Key West, Fla.
The Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket is 110-foot patrol boat, homeported in St. Petersburg, Fla.
The Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark is a 154-foot fast response cutter, homeported in Miami.
For more information on how to legally immigrate to the U.S., call U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) at 1-800-375-5283 or visit the USCIS website at www.uscis.gov.