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The Cubans should not be permitted to remain in the U.S. Under the U.S.’s wet foot, dry foot policy, the law is very clear. If a Cuban reaches dry U.S. land, they can stay. On the other hand if they do not reach land, they are turned back.
The U.S. made the wet foot, dry foot law as the guideline to follow concerning Cubans trying to reach America. This is strictly adhered to by the U.S. Coast Guard. If a Cuban is in knee high water, standing up on his own, but caught by the Coast Guard before he reaches dry land, the Cuban is sent back. This leads to the conclusion that even if a Cuban is in U.S. waters, they are turned back. The fifteen Cubans in this story were found in U.S. wa...