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Catholic leaders on the U.S.-Mexico border this week offered insights on President Trump’s recent comments, speaking to border community realities and human dignity.
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Like Pope Francis, Sr. Norma Pimentel knows about the importance of “encounter” and was hopeful that an opportunity to spend time with migrant families being served at the center would provide the President with a new experience on the situation at the border.
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In a collaborative effort, the Kino Border Initiative (KBI), Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS), and Office of Justice and Ecology (OJE) of the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States today released, “Communities in Crisis: Interior Removals and Their Human Consequences,” a new report examining the characteristics of deportees and the effects of deportation.