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Another large group of Haitian migrants arrives near Ocean Reef in Key Largo



Miami, Florida – According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, just before 12:30 a.m., a large group of migrants arrived near the gated Ocean Reef community.

According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue which sent 11 units after getting a report of a vessel that may have capsized, the vessel had more than 100 people on board, with around 20 people needing medical evaluation and attention.

“Everyone was removed from the vessel. There were four patients total. Two adult patients and two pediatric patients were transported by ground to a local area hospital,” according to a statement by Miami Dade Fire rescue.

Three buses were used to transport the migrants to a holding facility, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.

A group of 52 migrants landed on Card Sound Road in Key Largo on Christmas Eve.

A group of 63 Haitian migrants arrived aboard a sailboat in the Upper Florida Keys in November 2021


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