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From Welcomed Exiles to Illegal Immigrants: Cuban Migration to the U.S., 1959-1995

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Dezember 1995

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Cuban migration to the United States has altered the face of American politics and demographics. The only scholarly study available of this Cuban migration, this book analyzes its political dynamics and unique character. In this revised and expanded edition of With Open Arms (1988), Masud-Piloto extends the discussion with an examination of the Bush and Clinton administrations' responses to recent events in Cuba.

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Felix Masud-Piloto is associate professor of history and director of the Center for Latino Research at DePaul University.

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Well documented, thoughtful, and timely. Should be popular in public and scholarly collections. Library Journal a tightly-written and persuasively argued work ... highly recommended to those with interests in Cuba, U.S. immigration history, refugees, and contemporary migrations. Journal Of Geography Masud-Piloto?s concise, lucid account of the Cuban migration provides the vehicle for a critical commentary of U.S. immigration and refugee policy. A timely and succinct treatment of a policy topic that carries broad interest to population, Latin American, and political geographers... Professional Geographer "Masud-Piloto clearly explain[s] events that precipitated each Cuban migration. Through the inclusion of oral history interviews, Masud-Piloto provide[s] a glimpse into the life-style of experienced by the newly arrived immigrants...an excellent study on one aspect of United States immigration policies." -- Beatraice Rodriguez Owsley, Amistad Research Center Journal of American History The monograph provides an excellent study on one aspect of United States immigration polices. -- Beatrice Rodriguez Owsley, Amsterdam Research Center Journal of American History Well documented and easy to read, From Welcomed Exiles to Illegal Immigrants offers an important examination of U.S. policy toward Caribbean and Central American refugees, and the massive changes that these newcomers have brought to their adopted homes. Florida Historical Quarterly Masud-Piloto's concise, lucid account of the Cuban migration provides the vehicle for a critical commentary of U.S. immigration and refugee policy. A timely and succinct treatment of a policy topic that carries broad interest to population, Latin American, and political geographers. Professional Geographer
EAN: 9780847681495
ISBN: 0847681491
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBL GROU
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 1995
Seitenanzahl: 192 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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