The number of Cubans making the dangerous journey across the Florida straits for a better life in the U.S. is up sharply this year.
It has been a busy week for the U.S. Coast Guard battling illegal migration as more than 200 people were rescued and repatriated.
Dozens of Cuban migrants on an overloaded vessel that was sinking got a free ride on the Carnival Ecstasy Tuesday evening after the cruise ship spotted the troubled boat.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents have detained a Cuban migrant who came ashore on Virginia Key Beach.
In an attempt reach U.S. soil, three Cuban migrants windsurfed across the Florida Straits Tuesday, but only one is known to have reached dry land.
Coast Guard crews repatriated 14 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Tuesday.
The search has ended for two missing rafters believed to be from Cuba.
Picked up on four separate interdictions in the waters off the Keys, 39 Cubans were repatriated by U.S. authorities.
A stolen boat was recovered in the Florida Keys, but not before a chase involving Customs and Border Protection.
A group of migrants seeking a better life in America were picked up after they came ashore on Hollywood Beach.