Cuban migrants sit outside a Costa Rican immigration building on the border with Nicaragua, in Penas Blancas, Costa Rica, after Nicaragua closed its border to all Cuban migrants, leaving them stuck in Costa Rica. This photo was taken Nov. 16, 2015.
Cuban migrants sit outside a Costa Rican immigration building on the border with Nicaragua, in Penas Blancas, Costa Rica, after Nicaragua closed its border to all Cuban migrants, leaving them stuck in Costa Rica. This photo was taken Nov. 16, 2015. Esteban Felix AP
Cuban migrants sit outside a Costa Rican immigration building on the border with Nicaragua, in Penas Blancas, Costa Rica, after Nicaragua closed its border to all Cuban migrants, leaving them stuck in Costa Rica. This photo was taken Nov. 16, 2015. Esteban Felix AP

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Fabiola Santiago was born in Cuba. She was exiled to the U.S. in 1969 on one of the historic Freedom Flights. She has been a Herald reporter and editor since 1980.