Why are so many Haitians in Florida?
What’s the history of Haitians in Florida have they been there for a little while.
- ☺Lv 61 year ago
nice beaches down there
- MarkLv 71 year ago
As opposed to where? Patagonia?
- Anonymous1 year ago
haitin are moved on a boat. to forda moved on a hatiin boat. oh i mean hawaii.
- Beach LifeLv 71 year ago
Haitians started immigrating to the United States in the early 1800s, but did not receive much attention until the 1950s and early 1960s when Haitian immigration
The second wave of immigration occurred in the mid 1970s. These immigrants belonged to the lower-middle class.
In 1986, another mass immigration to Miami from Haiti took place when the oppressive Duvalier dictatorship ended. Miami was overwhelmed by the number of Haitian immigrants and unwilling to accommodate them, so they were relocated to other towns.
After President Jean Bertrand Aristide was overthrown in 1991, another wave of Haitians came to the U.S.
In 2000, Florida had 182,224 foreign-born Haitians, 43.5% of the total foreign-born population from Haiti in the United States