Updated 07:12 AM EST, Thu, Dec 02, 2021

Central American Countries & Mexico Join Forces to Help Stranded Cuban Immigrants Achieve the 'American Dream'

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About 8,000 stranded Cubans are given the "deal of a lifetime," as five countries in Central America joined forces with Mexico, agreeing to aid them until they reach the United States.

After weeks of getting no news on how they would move on from the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border, the Cubans are finally moving on with the help of their fellow Latin Americans.

According to CNN, the Central American countries and Mexico had just signed an agreement last week that indicates how they will help the stalled Cubans reach American soil.

The group of Central American countries decided that they would transport the migrants to El Salvador by plane, and to Mexico via buses, where they willl be given the chance to cross the border to the United States.

Officials are not extending the migrants' suffering any longer, and declared that they will begin transporting them this month.

The first batch of 180 refugees will depart by plane to El Salvador on Tuesday.

Unfortunately, the trip is not free, as the migrants will have to pay a total of $550 for their travel and visa expenses, according to officials.

This news comes amid the recent refugee crisis that Daily Mail believes began after U.S. President Barack Obama decided to "unfreeze relations with Cuba."

According to the report, Obama's move ignited panic among the Cubans who immediately travelled to claim refugee status in the U.S. for fear that the open-door policy would be short-lived.

"As many as 8,000 are living in squalor in Costa Rica where their attempts to reach the United States have stalled, with the central American country facing a growing humanitarian crisis over their presence," the report stated.

Past reports revealed how and why the Cubans ended up in the borders of Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

Apparently, the citizens of the Communist country fled their homeland for fear that the current automatic refugee status granted to Cubans who reached American soil would end.

For most of the refugees, their journey towards the "American Dream" began with plane trips to Ecuador and lengthy road trips through Panama and Colombia.

But after being given a temporary free pass in Costa Rica, thousands of Cubans, including children, women and elderly, were stalled after the Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega ordered for the borders of his country to be sealed.

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