Nation: Camp of Fear in Wisconsin

A haven for refugees turns into a place of terror

Behind the barbed wire and chain-link fences at Fort McCoy, in the bucolic farm land of western Wisconsin, young Hispanic men have stripped off their shirts because of the sweltering summer heat. But when asked what the 5,000 Cuban refugees at the sprawling Army base need most, Tómas Rodriguez, president of their governing council, replies: "Warm clothing for the cold weather that is coming." Has he no hope, then, that most of them will be resettled before winter? "No," answers Rodriguez. "If we were to...

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