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June 23, 2014 at 11:45 AM

More compassion for refugees and the displaced

The influx of immigrant children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally is indeed a crisis. Nearly 47,000 kids have been caught since October. Returning them to their home countries as some have suggested is one option, but don’t count on them to stay in their native communities for long. When people are desperate to survive, they…


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