MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Federal agents said that more than 50 Haitian migrants landed in the Florida Keys on Friday.
The 52 migrants were part of a maritime smuggling operation and they were taken into federal custody in Key Largo, U.S. Customs and Border Protection tweeted.READ MORE: Deadly Crash Shuts Down Deerfield Beach Streets; BSO Cruiser Towed From Scene
In a separate incident, federal agents said nine migrants of mixed national origin also made landfall Friday in Fort Lauderdale.READ MORE: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, Who Grew Up In Miami, Could Be Next US Supreme Court Justice
The agency said agents were continuing to investigate.MORE NEWS: Miami Twin Brothers Will Set Sail For Harvard In The Fall
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