Noon Wednesday: What We Can Learn from 1980 Cuban Refugees
By Marisa Wojcik | Here & Now
August 25, 2021 • West Central Region
As Afghan refugees begin to arrive at Fort McCoy, many are remembering the 1980 relocation of thousands of Cubans who arrived at the very same Western Wisconsin military installation. Omar Granados, an associate professor of Latin American and Latino studies at UW-La Crosse discusses his work studying this point in Wisconsin’s history.