The Cuban Refugee Problem in Perspective, 1959 -1980

Publication Date: July 1980

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Sylvia Castellanos

Research Area: Population and demographics

Keywords: Latin American

Type: Report

Coverage: Cuba


This paper does not attempt t o analyze the moral problems raised by the Cuban migration, but instead to provide factual information relevant t o the forhation of policy on the subject. While the final decision on a refugee policy is ultimately subjective, certain practical considerations play an important role.