What Miami Venezuelans think of migrants taken to Martha's Vineyard: ‘This is a new low'

When Maria Corina Vegas took the stand in Downtown Doral Park, she moved her hands up and down the Venezuelan flag in front of her. 'Where would th...

September 15, 2022
10:48 PM

When Maria Corina Vegas took the stand in Downtown Doral Park, she moved her hands up and down the Venezuelan flag in front of her. 'Where would this city be if not for the blood, sweat and tears of the Venezuelan immigrants?' she said. Miami-based immigration activists gathered at the park Thursday to denounce Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration flying two planes full of asylum seekers, including 50 Venezuelans, to Martha's Vineyard. The governor's decision comes a week after he promised the Cuban and Venezuelan communities in Miami that he would not send refugees out of the state.

Grethel Aguila