Columnist Fabiola Santiago shows great courage by suggesting the repeal of the Cuban Adjustment Act in her Oct. 14 column, Time to revisit special treatment for Cubans who aren’t refugees.
The CAA has, in effect, outlived its intended purpose of providing safe haven for refugees from communist-ruled Cuba and, as she so ably points out, has become a vehicle for committing massive fraud against the country that welcomed so many.
With the opening of diplomatic relations — whether one agrees or not — normal immigration rules should be applied to all Cuban citizens.
It will be interesting to see whether she can ever garner support for her idea from any Miami’s Cuba-centric members of Congress.
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I doubt if they have the courage to offend their constituencies here.
Joel H. Beyer, Miami