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Renewed U.S.-Cuba ties & immigration

Erika De La Garza

Renewed U.S.-Cuba ties & immigration.

As President Obama prepares for a historic visit to Havana, thousands of the island’s residents are rushing to immigrate to the U.S., hoping to beat the rumored end of a policy that lets Cubans who reach American soil remain here. Read Erika de la Garza’s take on the unsought consequences of reestablishing U.S. ties to Cuba. The Baker Institute Blog, Feb. 24.