BIG PINE KEY, Fla. – The U.S. Border Patrol has apprehended 20 migrants from Cuba who made landfall in Big Pine Key Wednesday morning.
According to Chief Patrol Agent Walter N. Slosar, the migrants came ashore via a rustic boat.
The incident comes days after another 41 Cuban migrants were also detained in the Florida Keys.
All are expected to be repatriated to Cuba.
On Saturday, the U.S. Coast Guard returned more than 200 migrants intercepted at sea to the island. They’ve intercepted more than 4,000 Cubans at sea over the current fiscal year.