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By Richard Worth

The Hispanic the US sequence takes readers on a trip to a spot that used to be referred to as the recent international.

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After a few years, the Cuban exiles became successful Americans in thriving communities. Unlike the Puerto Ricans and Mexican Americans, a majority of Cubans owned their own homes. They headed successful banks, and ran large construction companies. The part of Miami where Cubans settled is known as Little Havana. Calle Ocho (Eighth Street) is lined with Cuban restaurants, dry cleaners, food stores, and other businesses. The immigrants opened hometown social clubs. They also introduced Cuban street festivals, which eventually drew more than a million people to Calle Ocho to listen to Cuban music.

S. government and imprisoned. Meanwhile, Florida had to deal with an enormous influx of new exiles. THE SUCCESS OF CUBAN AMERICANS 45 Cuban refugees line up for medicines at the immigration holding camp known as Tent City in Miami, Florida. Some of the new immigrants stayed near Miami. At first they had to be processed at immigration centers. This took time, and the immigrants needed places to live. At first churches offered help, but they quickly ran out of room. The government then set up makeshift areas for the immigrants to live in.

After a few years, the Cuban exiles became successful Americans in thriving communities. Unlike the Puerto Ricans and Mexican Americans, a majority of Cubans owned their own homes. They headed successful banks, and ran large construction companies. The part of Miami where Cubans settled is known as Little Havana. Calle Ocho (Eighth Street) is lined with Cuban restaurants, dry cleaners, food stores, and other businesses. The immigrants opened hometown social clubs. They also introduced Cuban street festivals, which eventually drew more than a million people to Calle Ocho to listen to Cuban music.

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