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Miami, Migration, & Cuba F13

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Julie Jenkins

on 7 April 2014

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Transcript of Miami, Migration, & Cuba F13

Miami, Migration, & Cuba
historical discrepancy in migration policies between Haiti & Cuban
Haitians, initially accepted as political refugees in late 50s-mid 60s, but switched in mid-60s (then tightened- "economic migrants")
--Duvalier was supporting US in conflict with Castro

Conversely, anyone from Cuba-- considered "political refugees"
--100% claims granted.
Cuba:
--Columbus
--Spanish Settlement in 1511
--1898-- ceded to US (Treaty of Paris)
--Independence in 1902, but US retained right to intervene in affairs
--Castro's Revolution in 1959
--legalised Communist Party
--1961-- Bay of Pigs
--Cuban migrants permitted to become permanent US residents after 1 year
--given access to federal support
--re-established economic enterprises in Miami quickly
--How did Cuban Americans come to have economic and political power in Miami?
How did this compare to African American economic and political opportunities?
issue is about how economic resources & power are distributed/divided between groups
--not intrinsically rooted in differences between races or ethnicities
economic elites in Miami had to reach out to Cubans
--challenged white economic and political power structures
African Americans -- trying to achieve economic & political equality that was historically denied to them
Does language in the workplace create conflict? Ethnicity?
Becoming an American worker "is a power struggle". Differences of ethnicity or status often become emotionally charged emblems of deeper struggles rooted in the workplace".
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