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Old 07-05-2009, 02:32 PM
Location: Mesa, Az
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Originally Posted by christianpoulin View Post
I really want to talk to your friends. A cuban national has the right to enter the USA by any means, they will be paroled as soon as they cross. But there are somethings that can be done. Actually, I am paving the way.
Wet foot or dry foot? The latter (who make US soil) can indeed stay whereas those Cubans picked up at sea get sent back to Cuba.
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Old 08-17-2009, 12:50 PM
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Originally Posted by christianpoulin View Post
I have two questions regarding this. I live in Montreal, Canada and
am canadian, 100% canadian. The family living here before I moved in
are cubans. The husband and wife lived in Canada for 10 years and are
canadian citizes. The kids were born here. They decided they were fed
up with winter (and I don't blame them) so they rented a truck and
filled it with furnitures and other things. They then crossed into
the US using their canadian passports. Once in Miami, they claimed
refuge status and got it right away. Does the US government allows
this. Would it be illogic if they turn cubans on rafts back to Cuba
to face harsh jail sentences but accept cubans like the example above
leaving a cozy life in another country. I know, illogic and
government go well together.

Second question, more personal. I got married to a cuban woman. She
left cuba with an exit visa from her country (very legal) AND with a
permanent residency visa from my canadian government. Three months
after arriving here, she disappear from my life, to reappear in Miami
a few days later, leaving me completely crushed and in debt. Would
this be consider legal by the US government? If not, how can we
report her. All I have is an 1 800 number that is useless from Canada.

I'd like to talk to you, ... can you reach out to me or provide me your email?
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Old 08-19-2009, 12:51 PM
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My guess would be that your wife, and the other family, presented themselves as having come directly from Cuba, not Canada. Refugee status would not be allowed for people coming from Canada. It's given to those who would be in great danger, usually because of political or religious beliefs, if returned to their countries of origin. The American lawyer was right. If you have contact with him, or you have an attorney, they could probably find out how, and why, your wife was given refugee status, and if she made false statements, it could be revoked. They should also be able to provide you with a number you can call from Canada, or you might check to see if the agency you're trying to reach has a web site.
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