Rough Seas, Harsh Winter, Border Limits Add to Migrant Woes

February 6, 2016 8:43 AM

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PRESEVO, Serbia — Rasul Orwani thought he had faced the worst after braving cold, rough seas in a rickety wooden boat to travel from Turkey to Greece, then came the Balkans.

After arriving in Macedonia with dozens of other migrants, the group crossed into Serbia on foot in the middle of the night, icy snow stinging their eyes and lacing the children's faces with tears.

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