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Hundreds of Bahamian evacuees ordered off boat due to lack of US visas

Hundreds of Bahamian evacuees ordered off boat due to lack



Crew said people without visas must disembark ferry to Florida because of CBP’s ‘last-minute call’ that they would not be admittedHundreds of Bahamian citizens desperate to escape the devastation of Hurricane Dorian were ordered off a ferry to Florida, sparking a dispute between US immigration officials and the operator of the vessel. Related: Search for survivors of Hurricane Dorian continues in Bahamas Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/09/hundreds-of-bahamians-evacuees-ordered-off-boat-due-to-lack-of-us-visas

Author : Richard Luscombe in Miami

Publish date : 2019-09-09 17:29:39

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