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Cuban Migrants Made Landfall In Marathon, Now In Federal Custody

MIAMI (CBSMiami) - After making a dangerous crossing from Cuba, more than a dozen migrants were picked up after they made landfall in Marathon.

The U.S. Border Patrol's Miami Sector said the 18 migrants made the voyage in a homemade vessel.

They are now in federal custody and will likely be returned to the communist island.

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