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The Cuban Refugee Program provided government-issued cheese, canned meat, and other food products to refugees in need.

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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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With the support of the Cuban Refugee Program, the University of Miami sponsored programs for Cuban professionals - lawyers, teachers, physicians - to validate their credentials and resume their professions in the United States. The University of…

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Among Cubans and Cuban-Americans, el refugio (or the "the refuge") still connotes not only the Cuban Refugee Program but also its headquarters in downtown Miami. As time passed, more symbolism was added to the building associated with the first days…

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The Hernández family looks at a map to find Los Angeles, California, where they were to resettle with the assistance of Catholic Relief Services.

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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 verso of this photograph reads (translated to English): “The car in the photograph belongs to us. The Church facilitated the down payment and we are paying $62 every month. The neighbors are charming and quite friendly. They…