Group of migrants taken into custody after landing in Palm Beach County

Palm Beach, Florida – Many migrants come to the United States in search of economic opportunities, to reunite with family members, or to seek protection from persecution or conflict in their home countries. Some people argue that migrants help contribute to the economy and should be welcomed, while others believe that they place a strain on resources and should be limited.

In recent years, the number of migrants coming to the United States has dramatically increased and been a source of political debate and controversy. The number of migrants arriving in Florida has been on the rise as well. Officials say that the number of migrant encounters in South Florida has increased five times this year compared with the same time last year. During this year, the Miami Border Patrol Sector responded to over 2,350 migrant encounters.

An increased law enforcement presence was observed in Palm Beach County on Wednesday. The reason for the increased law enforcement presence was because a group of migrants landed on Peanut Island.

According to the authorities, at around 2 p.m., a group of migrants, including 13 men, 5 women, and three children, landed on the island in the Intracoastal Waterway between Riviera Beach and Palm Beach, and they were taken into custody following their arrival.

No information was given about where the migrants were from, but the Coast Guard has previously intercepted boats from Haiti and Cuba.

Raymond Simpson

Raymond Simpson is a California native, a longtime Coral Springs resident, and the Editor at TSFD. He lives with his family in Coral Springs, where you can find him on weekends running – literally running – with his two golden retrievers.

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