Political crises hit Haiti and Cuba, but US immigration policy toward the two countries has not always been the same.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 4:30pm


The recent assassination of Haiti’s president, Jovenel Moïse, and historic street protests in Cuba have, so far, not sparked an exodus. But there is a precedent for large-scale migration from the two countries — and divergent US immigration policies toward Haitians and Cubans. The World’s immigration editor Monica Campbell dives into this history.