Marco Rubio wants to end special refugee status for Cuban immigrants

The Republican senator asked the Senate to pass a bill that would end the benefits Cuban refugees automatically get when they reach the United States. He claims too many Cubans have abused the program.
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The Republican senator asked the Senate to pass a bill that would end the benefits Cuban refugees automatically get when they reach the United States. He claims too many Cubans have abused the program.

Senator Marco Rubio is back at work. Latinos, duck!

April 15, 2016 03:00 AM

Opinion: Fabiola Santiago

Fabiola Santiago

@fabiolasantiago

Columnist 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, editor and opinion writer since 1980.