REFUGEES: A Home for Ugandans

Arriving at New York's Kennedy Airport last week, they did not look much different from other passengers. The men wore business suits; the women were dressed in slacks or saris. Most of them spoke fluent English. But they were very special travelers: 82 Asians who had been peremptorily ordered out of Uganda by Strongman Idi Amin Dada, even though they were all citizens. Suddenly made stateless, they constituted the first wave of a group of 1,000 refugees that the U.S. has agreed to accept.

They were able to bring no property or possessions with them, and many had left part...

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