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Albio Sires
Some fear that US-Cuba diplomacy will jeopardize green cards

For almost 50 years, the Cuban Adjustment Act has allowed hundreds of thousands of refugees and immigrants from the island to obtain green cards after they settle in the United States. While many Cubans fear that the restoration of diplomatic relations between Washington and Havana will end the Cuban Adjustment Act, some immigration experts say that is unlikely. Unlike the order to normalize relations with Cuba, repeal of the Cuban Adjustment Act cannot be done by presidential decree. It requires congressional involvement, according to immigration attorneys familiar with the issue. "A lot needs to be done in order to repeal the Cuban Adjustment Act," Mario Urizar, who works...