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Petition Against Wet foot, Dry Foot Policy

Petition published by Shawn Choice on Mar 26, 2010
28 Signatures 
Target: United States Government

Petition Background (Preamble):

Do you think it's time to end the "wet foot, dry foot" policy, in terms of allowing Cuban refugees a free pass into the USA?

Cuban immigrants who illegally migrate to the U.S. are allowed to stay once they set foot on American soil.

With the “wet foot, dry foot” policy, Cubans who make it to shore can stay becoming eligible for permanent residence under the Cuban Adjustment Act.

This law shows favoritism toward a certain group of people (Cubans). Which is not fair for people who legally apply for asylum from their own countries. The Cuban excuse is always that Fidel Castro is after them. If that's the case then all countries should have the option to "get away" from whomever is after them.

I doubt that Fidel Castro would come after all those people who illegally migrate. They are taking advantage of the benefit they have to just touch soil without having to file the legal paper work and wait years for residency.

How is that fair to the rest of the world? It is not fair and we need to stop the preferential treatment of Cuban refugees.


We, the undersigned, call on the U.S. Government to end the "Wet foot, Dry Foot" policy.

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