The U.S. Coast Guard has repatriated 86 Haitian migrants who were intercepted at sea while en route to the United States,
According to officials, a Coast Guard helicopter spotted the migrants’ boats near Cuba on Saturday.
Officials said the vessels carrying the migrants were over capacity and traveling illegally.
The migrants were all sent to Cap-Haïtien, Haiti.
According to Coast Guard records, more than 200 Haitian migrants have attempted to enter the U.S. by sea since October.
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