Nation: No Longer the Promised Land

Mennonites lose Texas ranch on which they had staked all

David Klassen pumps $2 worth of gas into a farmer's battered pickup, takes the money and eases back onto the hood of his car. He wipes his greasy hands on his blue jeans and squints into the bright west Texas sun. "Maybe I'll go back to Mexico," he says. "I don't know. I've talked to the lawyers and the immigration people, and I just don't know who to believe any more."

Klassen, 35, a mechanic and part owner of a gas...

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