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07-05-2006, 02:20 PM
Go on a plane to cuba and come back on a boat to get fast track citizenship?

07-06-2006, 05:30 PM
Go on a plane to cuba and come back on a boat to get fast track citizenship?
hehehehe, only you should look and talk Cuban, change your name to Elian Gonzalez!!

07-06-2006, 05:49 PM
There is a policy for accepting asylees from Cuba and allowing them to seek permenant residency.

Its called the wet feet/dry feet policy. See Here on wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wet_Feet/Dry_Feet_Policy)

The wet feet, dry feet policy (sometimes called the wet-foot, dry-foot Policy) is the name given to a consequence of the 1995 revision of the Cuban Adjustment Act of 1966 that says, essentially, that anyone who fled Cuba and got into the United States would be allowed to pursue residency a year later. After talks with the Cuban government, the Clinton administration came to an agreement with Cuba that it would stop admitting people found at sea. Since then, in what has become known as the "wet feet, dry feet" policy, a Cuban caught on the waters between the two nations, "wet feet", would summarily be sent home or to a third country. One who makes it to shore, "dry feet", gets a chance to remain in the United States, and later would qualify for U.S. citizenship.

You better carry a nice towel with you when you come back from Cuba and make sure your feet are dry when apprehended by coast guard. And make sure you dont end up getting kidnapped and killed in Cuba, coz they really dont have very nice law enforcement.