Minna's journey: A mother's fight to save her family

A Cuban mother is fighting to bring her family together and seeks asylum here in the United States. She claims the Cuban government workers persecuted her family for decades.

A Cuban mother is fighting to bring her family together and seeks asylum here in the United States. She claims that Cuban government workers persecuted her family for decades.

New Cuban immigration policies make it harder for asylum seekers to stay in to the U.S. and legally establish permanent residency.

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Before President Barack Obama left office, he ended what was dubbed the “wet foot/dry foot” policy for Cubans, which allowed all Cubans who reached U.S. soil a one-year path to become a permanent resident of the U.S. Now, a Cuban migrant is treated like any other migrant.