Since President Obama renewed ties with Cuba, there has been a spike in immigration from the nation with the total for only the first 10 months of fiscal year 2016 (46,635 ) already surpassing the entire fiscal year 2015 (43,159). Pew Research Center staffer Jens Manuel Krogstad reports on the continual increase of immigration rates.

The peak for immigration was 1Q 2016 when 16,444 Cubans entered the U.S. Here is where the majority go when coming to the U.S.:

The majority of Cubans who entered the United States by land arrived through the U.S. Border Patrol’s Laredo Sector in Texas, which borders Mexico. In fiscal 2015, two-thirds (28,371) of all Cubans came through this sector, an 82% increase from the previous fiscal year. So far in fiscal 2016, the Laredo Sector has continued to receive the majority (64%) of Cuban migrants entering the U.S. through a port of entry.

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