November 2, 2018 This day in history
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Started by metmike - Nov. 1, 2018, 11:50 p.m.

Not a lot of exciting ones?

Since immigration is a hot topic right now:

1966 – The Cuban Adjustment Act comes into force, allowing 123,000 Cubans the opportunity to apply for permanent residence in the United States.

Cuban Adjustment Act

1996 and 2016 changes

In 1996, under President Clinton the U.S. government introduced the so-called "wet feet, dry feet policy" which reduced the application of the Act. This was further reduced by executive orders signed by President Obama in 2016.

"Effective immediately, President Obama said in a statement, “Cuban nationals who attempt to enter the United States illegally . . . will be subject to removal,” treating them “the same way we treat migrants from other countries.”

Say it's not so (-:

By carlberky - Nov. 2, 2018, 5:03 p.m.
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2016 – The Chicago Cubs defeat the Cleveland Indians in the World Series, ending the longest Major League Baseball championship drought at 108 years.

A crying shame Ernie Banks never got the chance to be in a World Series.

By metmike - Nov. 2, 2018, 7:19 p.m.
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