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Cold War animosity has thawed between the United States and Cuba, and President Barack Obama has planned a March 21 trip to the Havana to further positive ties between the two countries.



Texas Gov. Greg Abbott recently went to Cuba to try and drum up some business, but the move isn't exactly reciprocal. For the past few years, Cubans have been coming to Texas.

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NPR correspondent John Burnett says it’s perhaps in anticipation of the shifting U.S.-Cuba relationship. Miami has been the traditional point of entry for Cuban immigrants, but tens of thousands have been filtering through the Texas-Mexico border at Laredo.

"The pipeline has shifted," Burnett says. "Quite remarkably, the Cubans are streaming across the international bridges from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, into Laredo, Texas.”

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