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Opponents of a possible plan to transfer Guantanamo Bay terrorism suspects to Michigan voiced their concerns Thursday at a town hall in Standish.
"If we put them in Iowa, they would stick out if they got loose," one audience member said. "But if we put them in Michigan ... they can disappear into a community where we'll never find them."
Standish is only two hours from the largest Arab community outside of the Middle East.
The Obama administration is considering sending the 229 detainees to the Standish Maximum Correctional Facility, which is scheduled to close this year because of state budget cuts.