In this May 1980 file photo, refugees from Cuba stand on the deck of their boat as they arrive in Key West. In the Mariel boatlift, more than 100,000 Cubans fled the island by sea in the space of just six months.
In this May 1980 file photo, refugees from Cuba stand on the deck of their boat as they arrive in Key West. In the Mariel boatlift, more than 100,000 Cubans fled the island by sea in the space of just six months. Eddie Adams AP
In this May 1980 file photo, refugees from Cuba stand on the deck of their boat as they arrive in Key West. In the Mariel boatlift, more than 100,000 Cubans fled the island by sea in the space of just six months. Eddie Adams AP

Controversial Mariel study puts Cuban-American professor in middle of storm

July 20, 2017 1:46 PM