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The new Cuban immigration in context (North-South agenda papers)

Max J Castro

The new Cuban immigration in context (North-South agenda papers)

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Published by Dante B. Fascell North-South Center, University of Miami .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cuba,
  • Cuban Americans,
  • Emigration and immigration,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12231801M
    ISBN 101574541307
    ISBN 109781574541304

      Think of a U.S. city with a significant Cuban population, and of course, Miami comes to mind. But until , New York remained “the most important U.S. city for Cubans,” according to Professor Lisandro Pérez (John Jay College of Criminal Justice).Pérez has written a new book about the roots of Cuban immigration in 19 th century New York called Sugar, Cigars, and Revolution: The . The most recent wave of Cuban immigrants to the U.S. peaked in the mids. The main factor that influenced this last wave of immigration was the shrinkage of the Cuban economy post-USSR dissolution. Shortages worsened (electricity, gas and food) while frustrations and discontent grew. Cuba has been at the center of a raging immigration debate in the U.S. over the last several weeks. President Donald Trump’s executive orders last week limiting immigration to the U.S. may be the first such directives in recent years, but they are hardly the first time the U.S. government has sought to restrict immigration.


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The new Cuban immigration in context (North-South agenda papers) by Max J Castro Download PDF EPUB FB2

The theme of the book is that the Cuban presence has been shaped by the experience of exile. In understanding the case of the Cuban immigration to the United States, students will gain insight into the dynamics of U.S.

immigration policy; the differences between immigrants and exiles; interethnic relations among newcomers and established residents; and the economic development of immigrant Author: Guillermo J.

Grenier. the New Jersey side of the Hudson River, practically became “Cuban towns,” and Union City began to be referred to by many as “the second Cuban capital in exile.” 1 This book traces the history of this migration, of which I am a part.

Union City Cubans were predominantly of working-class background. New Releases in Emigration & Immigration Studies #1.

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Cuba is now among the top origin countries of immigrants in the United States—where for decades they have received preferential treatment—with smaller numbers across Europe and Latin America.

This article explores the evolution of Cuban migration, particularly within the context of the Cold War and shifting U.S. policies toward the country.

Cuban immigration waves have tended to follow periods of political repression in Cuba. Most Cuban immigrants have settled in Florida, a state only ninety miles from the coast of Cuba.

By the yearmore than million Cuban Americans were living in the United States, mostly in South Florida, where the population of Miami was about one-third Cuban.

The passage of the Immigration and Nationality Act in was a watershed moment for Asian immigration. By replacing national origins with a system that privileged family reunification and high-skilled applicants, the change ushered in a new stream of Asian immigrants with a.

Inthe Cuban economy was in dire straits after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Cuban President Fidel Castro threatened to encourage another exodus of refugees, a second Mariel lift, in protest of the U.S.

economic embargo against the island. In response, the U.S. initiated the “wet foot/dry foot” policy to discourage Cubans from : Dan Moffett.

One Cuban Family's Long And Risky Journey To A New Life In The U.S.: Parallels Yoandra, her brother and son traversed 3, miles, crossed multiple borders and endured a harrowing seven-day walk through the Darien Gap between Colombia and Panama before reaching El Paso, Texas.

Cuban Immigrants Flow Into The U.S., Fearing The Rules Will Change: Parallels One consequence of improved relations is that Cubans believe it. Cuba's much-anticipated new immigration law, which eases restrictions on leaving and entering the Caribbean island, went into effect Monday.

The new law has, for the first time in 50 years. A Nation in Search of a State is the title of a brilliant book by Orlando Gutierrez-Boronat that captures the plight of the seemingly unending waves of Cuban immigration.

Although in everyday. "Ethnicities is a timely and important book. Rumbaut and Portes have brought together a group of stimulating essays by leading scholars in immigration studies that deal with issues at the heart of debates about the new second generation.

From Mexicans to Vietnamese and Haitians, the essays show how the children of immigrants in diverse groups are faring and, in different ways, "becoming Reviews: 1.

The historic decision by U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro to normalize relations opened a new era for Cuban migration.

Anticipating an end to their special immigration treatment, Cuban arrivals more than doubled from fewer t in fiscal year (FY) to 56, in FY Cuban immigration to the United States, for the most part, occurred in two periods: the first series of immigration of Cuban Americans from Argentina to the United States resulted from Cubans establishing cigar factories in Tampa and from attempts to overthrow Spanish colonial rule by the movement led by José Martí, the second to escape from Communist rule under Fidel Castro following the Cuban.

The Cuban Immigration Exception. A Cold War-era law and the recent thawing of Cuban-American relations has led to a rise in immigration. Sinceagents along a particular mile stretch of U.S.-Mexico border have seen a dramatic rise in Cuban migrants.

Hundreds arrive each day, sometimes Author: J. Weston Phippen. Cuban immigration to the U.S. began in an era of peaceful coexistence between the two nations. In the latter part of the 19th century, workers moved freely between Florida and the island, and the trade in sugar, coffee, and tobacco was lucrative.

Immigration involves moving to a new country with the intention of settling there permanently after leaving one's country of citizenship.

In many cases, immigrants go on to become citizens of the receiving nation. Tourists, foreign students, and others who visit or reside in a country temporarily are not considered immigrants.

Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution. The life of Fidel Castro is inextricably bound up with the story of the Cuban Revo-lution. In modern times no revolutionary movement is more identified with a single person. However, it would be a serious mistake to reduce the Cuban. The new law dramatically curtailed immigration, which, in turn, led all ‘white people’ to be considered ‘Caucasian.’ This drift was further propelled by the Great Migration.

As a growing number of black people fled the south and headed west and north, white people came to believe that they ought to focus on the black/white binary.

The new route is possible because inthe Cuban government abolished its requirement that citizens obtain government permission to travel abroad.

Today, most Cubans can travel to. Quotes Tagged “Cuba”. “And then Obama said what he believed: that people should be equal under the law; that citizens should be free to criticize their government and protest peacefully; that voters should have the freedom to choose their government in open elections.

“I believe those human rights are universal,” Obama said. Under the new quota system, the United States issues immigration visas to 2 percent of the total number of people of each nationality in the United States at the census.

Cuban migration is part of this society, and not without it mishaps, the issues with the Cuban migration are unique but not new. Normal immigration from Cuba has been elusive since Fidel Castro came in to power. Over the years, the custom of Cubans fleeing by boat to the U.S. has become routine, and has reached levels of noticeable exodus.

During that mass immigration ofCubans to Miami, Castro surreptitiously placed about 3, serious criminals along with the law-abiding families leaving the : Damarys Ocaña. If you are Cuban-born or the child of Cuban-born parents, you should check with the Cuban embassy or consulate in your country of residence, as well as your local immigration authorities.

In Canada, contact the Cuban Embassy, Main St., Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 1E3 (tel. /; ); there are also consulates in. It refers to the law that makes new Cuban immigration illegal. It refers to the law that gives refugee status to any Cuban who leaves Cuba.

It refers to the rule that allows asylum to. Cuban police secured the embassy but took no steps to disperse or punish the protesters, despite the implicit rebuke to the regime — the new visa policy was intended, in the words of Ecuador’s.

Consequently, Cuban immigration to the U.S. has a long history, beginning in the Spanish colonial period in when St. Augustine, Florida was established by Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and hundreds of Spanish-Cuban soldiers and their families moved from Cuba to St.

Augustine to establish a new life. Explosion in a Cathedral, by Alejo Carpentier Carpentier is one of the most influential and celebrated Cuban authors, and his novel exploring the effects of the 18th-century revolutionary period—especially the French revolution—on Cuba and other parts of the Caribbean digs into the tension between Cuba and Europe that is still present in the modern : Jeff Somers.

Cuba has previously taken back only a handful of that group. The new policy sparked mixed emotions in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood. Mario Garcia, a Cuban mechanic in Little Havana, said. In the Book Review, Abel Plenn said the book’s images “succeed each other with cinematic speed and often hypnotic daring.” “Waiting for Snow in Havana” by Carlos Eire.

Eire’s memoir about his boyhood in Cuba and eventual exile won the National Book Award for nonfiction in. The council was formed inafter a group of the more hard-line directors of the Cuban American National Foundation left in protest against its increasing support for dissidents inside : William Finnegan.

The story of the Puerto Rican people is unique in the history of U.S. immigration, just as Puerto Rico occupies a distinctive—and sometimes confusing—position in the nation’s civic fabric.

Puerto Rico has been a possession of the U.S. for more than a century, but it has never been a state. Its. The president has announced that the United States is normalizing relations with the island nation of Cuba, our longtime antagonists.

Full diplomatic relations means exchange of ambassadors and staff, and a panoply of discussions on any number of issues, including if-and-how sanctions against Cuba will be eased or lifted. In the immigration context, it raises three questions.

policies towards Cuba); DAVID RIEFF, THE EXILE: CUBA IN THE HEART OF MIAMI 14–15 () (illustrating “the Dialogue” in the Cuban community during the ’s). 3 Ted Henken, Balseros, Boteros, and El Bombo: Post Cuban Immigration to the United States and the Persistence of Special Treatment, 3 LATINO STUDIES–96 ().

Immigration of Cubans to the United States It is filthy, it is gross, it is alienating because it causes war, hypocrisy and competition. ” It has been this hypocritical search for capitalism that has been one of the major causes for the immigration of so many Cubans to America.

Books About Cuba/Cubans Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Passenger Lists Compiled passenger lists from Spain to Cuba for to are available only at the Archivo de las Indias in Seville.

Recently (May ) we wrote the AGI asking whether any CDs of the data were available for purchase. Their reply was negative.

[S] Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias -   The main recipient of Cuban migrants is the United States, where just over two million people of Cuban origin live, of whom almost million were born in Cuba, according to official data from that country cited by Antonio Aja, director of the state University of Havana’s Center for Demographic Studies (Cedem), in an article on the subject.

A Miami welder who has lived in the United States sincehe has spent four years trying to get a visa for his wife, Tania González Sánchez, 46, an optometrist from the central Cuban. Most left out of concern that the new relations between the two countries could put an end to Cubans’ privileged immigration status, which, sincehas.

Author Alan Gratz is often credited with starting the trend with his book Refugee, a surprise New York Times best-seller in "The lives of refugees are so dangerous and so overwhelming, and Author: Deborah Amos.

Articles on US-Cuban relations Displaying 1 - 20 of 29 articles Cuba’s new president, at the National Assembly meeting where he was appointed to succeed Raúl Castro on Ap