Geography Modesto A Maidique assumed the presidency at FIU in 1986 becoming the fourth in the university's history Maidique graduated with a Bachelor of Science Master of Science and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) before joining the private sector He held academic appointments from MIT Harvard and Stanford Universities and has been named to several US Presidential boards and committees. . In the 1960s and 1970s the Attorney General's authority was used to grant parole or special permission to allow Cubans to enter the country However parole only allows an individual permission to enter the country not to stay permanently to allow these immigrants to stay the Cuban Adjustment Act was passed in 1966 This act provides that the immigration status of any Cuban who arrived since 1959 who has been physically present in the United States for at least a year "may be adjusted by the Attorney General to that of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence" (green card holder) the individual must be admissible to the United States (i.e not disqualified on criminal or other grounds). Grade 9: 27,211, Public transportation in Miami is operated by Miami-Dade Transit and SFRTA and includes commuter rail (Tri-Rail) heavy-rail rapid transit (Metrorail) an elevated people mover (Metromover) and buses (Metrobus) Miami has Florida's highest transit ridership as about 17% of Miamians use transit on a daily basis the average Miami public transit commute on weekdays is 90 minutes while 39% of public transit riders commute for more than 2 hours a day the average wait time at a public transit stop or station is 18 minutes while 37% of riders wait for more than 20 minutes on average every day the average single trip distance with public transit is 7.46 mi (12 km) while 38% travel more than 8.08 mi (13 km) in each direction! Gaining respect of customers and employees from speaking with them in their native tongue.
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