MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Federal authorities said they’ve taken a group of Haitian migrants into custody after coming ashore Tuesday afternoon in Key Biscayne.
In all, 42 migrants, including children, are now in federal custody.READ MORE: ‘Treating Those Immigrants Like Dogs’: North Miami Mayor Sickened By Images Of Border Patrol Agents Using Whips To Corral Haitian Immigrants
Border Patrol said this was a smuggling operation. The vessel involved was seized.READ MORE: ‘Such A Demonic Spirit’: 70-Year-Old Man Stabbed In Random Attack At Miramar Plaza
Haiti’s southwestern peninsula was hit earlier this month by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake, killing at least 2,200 people, injuring more than 12,000 others and destroying nearly 53,000 houses.MORE NEWS: Florida Cabinet Approves 13-Mile Extension Of Dolphin Expressway
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