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- In this video, Cuban-American Juan Carlos Zaldivar documents his emigration from Mariel as a 13-year-old loyalist of the Cuban Revolution. Includes reflections from other emigrants and interview with the filmmaker.
- Overview of US Coast Guard's role in the 1980 exodus of 125,000 Cubans to the US, and subsequent US immigration issues.
- A Cuban-born journalist promotes her book on her own experiences as a Mariel refugee, with a collection of articles on various aspects of the immigrants' lives in the US.
Marielito and proud: Journalist offers perspective on boatlift
- Interview with Mirta Ojito where she discusses her childhood in Cuba and the motivation for the exodus. (April 11, 2005)
U. S. Coast Guard Operations During the 1980 Cuban Exodus
- Detailed account of search and rescue as well as interdiction efforts. (May 01, 2003)
Two decades later, Mariel boat lift refugees still feel effects of riot
- AP article reviews the experience of refugees held at Ft. Chaffee, Arkansas. (May 05, 2001)
Mariel Exodus - A Year in Retrospect
- Dade County government report reviewing the response of local government and individuals, and criticizing FEMA's response and emergency camp management. It also includes demographic information on the refugees, and their use of local human services. (April 01, 1981)
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