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Cuban Americans have again started demanding an end to the "wet-foot, dry-foot" policy that allows the Coast Guard to send refugees back to Cuba if they don't set foot on U.S. soil.

Cuban exile groups have started a lobbying campaign that they hope will go directly to President Bush.

This NPR report takes a look at the murky origins of this policy in the Clinton administration and at the reasons why it's been continued under the Bush administration.

 


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