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1A Across America: Migrant Aid Divides Congregations

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Sister Norma Pimentel is the director of Catholic Charities for the Rio Grande Valley. The respite center has aided 100,000 migrants since it opened in 2014.

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"We have to be humanitarian to each other first before we can do humanitarian work at the border," Minister Alyssa Stebbing said of her approach to keeping the peace in her congregation. "It's hard work, but it's necessary."

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