economic migrants

Cubans

Cuban migrants flow into Florida Keys, overwhelm officials – Associated Press

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 and stretching thin U.S. border agencies both on land and at sea. It is a dangerous 100-mile (160-kilometer) trip in often rickety boats — unknown thousands having perished

Immigration

After years of lowered refugee admissions, Biden plans sharp reversal

After years of steadily slashing the number of refugees it will accept, the U.S. can expect to see an increase under the incoming Biden administration. An eight-fold increase and then some. President-elect Joe Biden has said that when he enters office next month, he plans to raise the number of refugees who can be admitted