Nation: The Welcome Wears Thin

Homeless and jobless, many Cuban refugees are getting restless

Still they come, although no longer are the arrivals welcomed to the U.S. with "open heart and open arms," in Jimmy Carter's memorable phrase of May. Even so, Cubans continue to set sail from their homeland and arrive on the shores of Florida. Some 185 disembarked at Key West on a single day last week.

Still they come, despite a dismaying fact: the passage of time has not helped the U.S. to absorb the 120,000 Cuban refugees who have poured in since April. The problem endures stubbornly, disrupting life in Miami and southern Florida...

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