U.S. Department of State News: United States and Cuba Hold Biannual Migration Talks in Washington, DC
WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement:
The United States and Cuba held biannual Migration Talks in Washington, DC on Wednesday, July 11.
The delegations discussed the significant reduction in irregular migration from Cuba to the United States since the implementation of the January 2017 Joint Statement. Apprehensions of Cuban migrants at U.S. ports of entry decreased by 88 percent from fiscal year 2017 to 2018. The United States again raised the need for increased Cuban cooperation in the return of Cubans with final orders of removal from the United States.