About this Bibliography (authors’ introductory statements):
The following bibliography, compiled over a period of three years, is the most complete and current listing of sources dealing with the Mariel refugees. Its references record the trials and tribulations of over 125,000 immigrants. Almost 1,000 articles and approximately 600 authors are cited, from over 150 different sources. The bibliography covers articles published up to June 1987, and also a few since then that appeared in the Miami Herald while this manuscript was being reviewed for publication.