Cuban migrants who landed on Virginia Key will be allowed to stay

VIRGINIA KEY, FLA. (WSVN) - A group of Cuban migrants who arrived on Virginia Key, Tuesday morning, will be able to stay in the U.S., officials said.

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, three men and one woman made it to shore near the lifeguard tower at Virginia Key Beach, in Key Biscayne. Miami Police contacted Border Patrol agents about the migrants at around 10:20 a.m.

7SkyForce HD captured the moment the four migrants came ashore in the small makeshift sailboat they used to make the dangerous voyage.

One of the migrants told 7News they are all doing well. “I’m OK, so everybody in my crew is OK,” said Luis Yebra. “We don’t have any health issues during the travel, so yeah, I’m OK and happy to be here.”

They will be allowed to stay under the U.S.’s “Wet-Foot, Dry-Foot” policy.

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