Social Issues

Noon Wednesday: What We Can Learn from 1980 Cuban Refugees

By Marisa Wojcik | Here & Now

August 25, 2021 • West Central Region

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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.

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