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Immigrant adaptation and family structure among Cubans in Miami, Florida

by Marie LaLiberte Richmond

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Miami (Fla.),
  • Florida,
  • Miami.
    • Subjects:
    • Cuban American families -- Florida -- Miami.,
    • Miami (Fla.) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMarie LaLiberte Richmond.
      SeriesHispanics in the United States
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF319.M6 R52 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 193 p. ;
      Number of Pages193
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4404098M
      ISBN 100405131682
      LC Control Number79006220
      OCLC/WorldCa2041514

        This historically-grounded, nuanced book offers a rare in-depth analysis of Cuban immigrants’ social, cultural, economic, and political adaptation, their transformation of Miami into the "northern most Latin American city," and their cross-border engagement and homeland s: 1. Project Description The aim of this longitudinal study, based on data on Cuban and Mexican immigrants to the USA collected in , was to map the process of immigrant adaptation and incorporation into the labour market. The survey data contained in this archive was gathered over a period beginning in and ending in This data is the primary source for the.

      The Castro Obsession: U.S. Covert Operations Against Cuba, Don Bohning *Only Chapter 8 "Miami: Perpetual Intrigue" is specifically about Florida. That chapter deals with the CIA office in Miami, and we have found no other book covering that topic. Miami, West New York-Union City, San Juan, and other cities. In particular, I will argue that it is a mistake to take the ethnic enclave in Miami as the prototype for the experiences of all Cubans in exile. Actually, Cuban Miami represents a singular and probably unique case of immigrant settlement and adaptation.

        Miami Florida has the biggest Latin population than any other city in the United States. The majority of Latin's being of Cuban descent. Since the Cuban revolution there have been constant waves of immigrating Cubans to Miami. The result has been a Cuban American society that has created culture diversity within. In order to understand the.   Miami is a city unlike any other in the U.S., and we have Cuban immigrants to thank for that. Starting with those fleeing communism in the s, Cubans soon imbued the .


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Immigrant adaptation and family structure among Cubans in Miami, Florida by Marie LaLiberte Richmond Download PDF EPUB FB2

Immigrant adaptation and family structure among Cubans in Miami, Florida. New York: Arno Press,© (OCoLC) Document Type: Book:. These Cubans, and those who came before them, are heavily concentrated in the Miami area, although large numbers can also be found in and around New York and Los Angeles.

Books. The Cuban American Experience, by Thomas D. Boswell; Immigrant Adaptation and Family Structure Among Cubans in Miami, Florida, by Marie LaLiberte Richmond. Joel Martinez, 32, came to Miami from Cuba for the same reason Cubans have been coming to the Magic City for the past six decades: a better life.

New immigration patterns are emerging in Miami. Inthe dictator Fidel Castro came to power in Cuba. As a result, a mass exodus of Cuban people arrived in Miami.

Hundreds of thousands of Cubans came to Miami, many thinking it would be their home temporarily. The next influx of immigrants to Miami came from Haiti and Nicaragua in the late s after their governments were overthrown. Cuban immigration has greatly influenced modern Miami, creating what is known as "Cuban Miami."However, Miami reflects global trends as well, such as the growing trends of multiculturalism and multiracialism; this reflects the way in which international politics shape local communities.

AboutCubans, most of them business people and professionals, arrived in Miami. The Cuban American community in Miami, just emerging as an important economic and political force, would have to contend with its new image; criminals, uneducated Cubans, and non-whites had now.

Table 1 presents weighted means or percentages of study variables for adult Cuban immigrants (ages 20–59) in Miami-Dade county, FL contrasting earlier arrivals (N=66) with later arrivals (N=).

Later arrivals are relatively disadvantaged in anxiety and self-esteem compared to earlier arrivals (p. Miami, United States of America USA.

Documentation on file. Of crowd lined roof of building at Miami Airport. WhyPeople Fled From Cuba to Florida in - Duration:   Cuban immigration to the United States has slowed in recent years, rising by 2 percent from to Overall, Cubans represent 3 percent of all immigrants in the United States.

Compared to the overall foreign- and U.S.-born populations, Cuban immigrants are less likely to be proficient in English, have lower educational attainment, and earn lower household incomes. Cubans have a Positive Self-Concept • Miami-Dade County Public School System Psychiatric Epidemiology among y/o.

N = recently graduated H.S. students • Asian and Cuban: Social > Cognitive Supports > Felt “most welcomed” Most “Phenotypically-White Hispanics” resided in Miami.

With their Cuban-owned businesses and low cost of living, Miami, Florida and Union City, New Jersey (dubbed Havana on the Hudson) were the preferred destinations for many immigrants and soon became the main centers for Cuban American culture. According to author Lisandro Perez, Miami was not particularly attractive to Cubans prior to the s.

As migrants pour into Europe, there's a debate about the impact they'll have. To help inform that discussion, here's a look at the economic history of the Mariel boat lift from Cuba to Florida.

The average U.S. family has members, while the average Cuban American family has members. Despite the overwhelming success of early Cuban immigrants, many of the more recent migrants to the United States have not enjoyed as warm a. 8 Family Dimensions of Immigrant Integration.

The family is a fundamental institution of human societies, but family structure—size, composition, and a family’s set of interconnected social relationships—can shift rapidly over time, as it has in the United States (Cherlin, ; Sassler, ), and can vary enormously from one society to another (Lesthaeghe, ).

admission numbers have ebbed and flowed over this period. Cuba consistently ranks among the top 10 source countries for legal permanent residents (LPRs). Cuba ranked fifth as a top immigrant-sending country—after Mexico, China, India, and the Philippines—in FY A total of 49, Cubans became LPRs in FY   Here in this adaptation of Havana, another brought in overCuban immigrants in The latter influx, known as the Mariel boatlift, was a controversial mass flotilla to Florida.

Of all the Latino groups, Cubans are the most regionally concentrated, with nearly 70 percent of the population in Florida. While 37 percent of U.S.

Latinos are foreign born, nearly 60 percent of U.S. Cubans were born outside of the United States. More than half of Cuban immigrants arrived later thanand more than half are U.S. citizens. Thousands of the Cubans were detained on arrival by immigration service inspectors.

Even now, more than 2, of the refugees, classified as ''undesirables,'' are in American jails. Cubans fleeing Fidel Castro's Communist regime washed into South Florida in three major waves. The first wave of refugees began fleeing Cuba immediately after. immigrant adaptation is shaped by historical and contextual generational *While we focus on the main social divide among Cuban Americans, between pre- and post- tmigris, in Greater Miami-Dade County (Florida) and Greater Union City-Hudson.

Occurred September 15th,Miami Beach, Florida A raft full of Cuban immigrants arrives at Miami Beach. For licensing or usage, contact [email protected]  This historically-grounded, nuanced book offers a rare in-depth analysis of Cuban immigrants’ social, cultural, economic, and political adaptation, their transformation of Miami into the "northern most Latin American city," and their cross-border engagement and homeland impact.Sociologist Alejandro Portes wrote in a study of Cubans in Miami: "Few immigrant groups have commenced their economic adaptation to American life from a position of such relative _____." advantage One of the programs offered to Cubans was the Cuban Adjustment Act.