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Episode 654: When The Boats Arrive

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Episode 654: When The Boats Arrive

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Episode 654: When The Boats Arrive

Episode 654: When The Boats Arrive

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Santi Palacios/AP
Migrants from Syria and Afghanistan arrive on an overcrowded dinghy from the Turkish coasts to the Greek island of Lesbos, Monday, July 27, 2015.
Santi Palacios/AP

In 1980, thousands of Cuban refugees suddenly arrived in Miami and started looking for work. Today on the show, we look at what happened to Florida's economy — and what it might tell us about the migration crisis facing Europe today.

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