US removes Cuban migrants from remote Florida islands


              Cuban migrants call relatives on the side of U.S. 1 for family to picked them up after they were released from U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, in Marathon, Fla. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)
            
              Kevin Perez of Matanzas, Cuba, calls his grandmother from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, in Marathon, Fla. Perez arrived a few days ago after nine days at sea. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)
            
              Cuban migrants wait on the side of U.S. 1 for family to picked them up after they were released from U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, in Marathon, Fla. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)
            
              A container with beans and rice, clothes and an inner tube are scattered in recently arrived rustic migrant boat, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, in Islamorada, Fla. More than 500 Cuban immigrants have come ashore in the Florida Keys since the weekend, the latest in a large and increasing number who are fleeing the communist island. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
            
              A recently arrived rustic migrant boat sits on the shore, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, in Islamorada, Fla. More than 500 Cuban immigrants have come ashore in the Florida Keys since the weekend, the latest in a large and increasing number who are fleeing the communist island. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
US removes Cuban migrants from remote Florida islands