On a busy day, up to 500 migrants seeking asylum pass through the Catholic Charities Respite Center in McAllen, TX. It all starts with a text message from Border Patrol to Sister Norma Pimentel, the executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley.

 

 

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