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Captives of migrant camps and jails

They are held in captivity in small, overcrowded, jail-like pens. The unsanitary and dangerous cramped enclosures are their prisons. That was until the photo images of their confinement went viral on social media and there was an international outcry for them to be released and to be treated with care, respect and dignity. They are separated from their natural groups and families. They suffer trauma and sickness and they are in danger of dying.
 








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Father-daughter drowning at US-Mexico border sparks sadness and outrage

VATICAN (SE): “With immense sadness, the Holy Father has seen the images of the father and his baby daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande River while trying to cross the border between Mexico and the United States,” interim Director of the Holy See Press Office, Alessandro Gisotti, told reporters on June 26, Vatican News reported.
 

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United States’ border bishops say real emergency is caring for migrants

EL PASO (CNS): Bishops from Texas and Mexico called for solidarity with migrants as a Catholic response to the national emergency declared at the border of the United States (US) and Mexico by the president, Donald Trump, to free up funds for building a border wall.
 
The bishops also questioned if the emergency was as urgent as attending to the waves of migrants seeking asylum in the United States, but who are forced to wait months to make their claims.
 

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