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E.g., 06/25/2022
Country Resource - Cuba

Cuba

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  • Population...................................................................... 11,032,343 (July 2021 est.)
  • Population growth rate ............................................................... -0.23% (2021 est.)
  • Birth rate................................................. 10.25 births/1,000 population (2021 est.)
  • Death rate................................................ 9.22 deaths/1,000 population (2021 est.)
  • Net migration rate............................ -3.32 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2021 est.)
  • Ethnic groups.......................... White 64.1%, Mulatto or mixed 26.6%, Black 9.3% (2012 est.)

Ethnic groups note: Data represent racial self-identification from Cuba's 2012 national census

CIA World Factbook

CubaCar PedroSzekely Flickr

The Cuban Revolution unleashed a massive exodus from the island. Cuba is now among the top origin countries of immigrants in the United States—where for decades they have received preferential treatment—with smaller numbers across Europe and Latin America. This article explores the evolution of Cuban migration, particularly within the context of the Cold War and shifting U.S. policies toward the country.

Recent Activity

MPI's Aaron Matteo Terrazas reports on ongoing litigation around immigration enforcement rules, immigration enforcement and the decennial census, new estimates of the unauthorized population, and more.

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MPI's Aaron Matteo Terrazas reports on the decision to increase enforcement of existing immigration law, the Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill, employment-based green cards, and more.

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