This week Jim DeFede goes in-depth on the latest Cuban refugee crisis South Florida is facing.

Jim will explore the concerns surrounding their imminent arrival from Latin America and the impact of that on all of us who live in South Florida.


Segment 1:

Florida Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera weighs in with his thoughts about the new wave of Cubans, and whether the wet-foot, dry-foot policy should change. Lopez –Cantera and Jim also discuss the state of the presidential campaigns, and Lopez-Cantera’s run for Marco Rubio’s Senate seat.

Video can be seen above.


Segment 2:

   Univision Network Reporter Lourdes del Rio joins Jim to discuss her recent trip to Mexico where she traveled across the border with the first group of Cuban migrants. She shares some of their stories and their quest for the American Dream.

Video can be seen below.

Segment 3:

   Immigration Attorney Grisel Ybarra, and Sun-Sentinel Reporter Sally Kestin discuss the allegations that some Cubans abuse their government benefits.

Video can be seen below.

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