Federal Judge Rules in Favor of the Seven Mile Bridge RaftersThis is great news! These men where seeking freedom from a brutal dictatorship, and there was no reason to send them back--it was completely inconsistent with present law. We are in the business of opposing dictators, and promoting liberty all around the world.
HT: BabaluBlog. Via The Real Cuba
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the U.S. government acted unreasonably when it sent home 15 Cubans who had made it to abandoned bridge under the presumption they weren't actually on U.S. soil.
U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno ordered the federal government to make its best effort to help the immigrants to return to the United States, said Kendall Coffey, an attorney for the Cubans and their relatives.
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