By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – After making a dangerous crossing from Cuba, more than a dozen migrants were picked up after they made landfall in Marathon.

The U.S. Border Patrol’s Miami Sector said the 18 migrants made the voyage in a homemade vessel.

They are now in federal custody and will likely be returned to the communist island.

CBSMiami.com Team