“The United States and Cuba have engaged in periodic discussions on migration since 1980. -In September 1994 the United States and Cuba agreed to direct Cuban migration into safe, legal and orderly channels, and to regularly review the migration situation and implementation of the accords. -The U.S. committed to process a minimum of 20,000 Cuban migrants each year. -Cuba pledged to discourage irregular and unsafe departures.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.] [Con Embargo]

“Fact Sheet: Cuba-U.S. Migration Accord,” Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; United States Department of State, 1997-2001.state.gov, August 28, 2000