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  • Collection: In Search of Freedom

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In an effort to rid Cuba of political dissidents, Fidel Castro announced in September 1965 that he would allow any Cuban who had relatives in the U.S. to leave the island through the port of Camarioca. Nearly 5,000 Cubans traversed the waters between…

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The Camarioca Boatlift ended with an agreement between the United States and Cuban governments that resulted in the Freedom Flights, an airlift of twice-daily flights between Cuba and Miami. Nearly 270,000 Cuban refugees were reunified with their…

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Commercial transportation between the U.S. and Cuba ceased in October 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis. With regular flights to Miami permanently suspended, Cubans seeking asylum in the United States had to do so via third-party countries or by…

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The Cuban Refugee Program pubished the newsletter Oportunidades to provide news, information, and advice for Cuban refugees arriving in the U.S.

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The Cuban Refugee Program issued several publications, of which this is one. These studies promoted and documented the Program, examined it as a model for social services, and analyzed the experiences of Cuban refugees.

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The Cuban Refugee Program issued several publications, of which this is one. These studies promoted and documented the Program, examined it as a model for social services, and analyzed the experiences of Cuban refugees.

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The Cuban Refugee Program issued several publications, of which this is one. These studies promoted and documented the Program, examined it as a model for social services, and analyzed the experiences of Cuban refugees.

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The Program also issued Resettlement Re-Cap to encourage communities outside of South Florida to sponsor Cuban Refugees as well as report on the efforts of its resettlement division. Sponsorship required employers or community groups to provide…
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