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Report: Asylum-Seekers at the US-Mexico Border

Interview with Melinda Tuhus, writer, activist, WPKN radio news reporter and Between The Lines’ producer, conducted by Scott Harris

Melinda Tuhus recounts the nine days she recently spent in Tucson, Arizona and south across the border in Nogales, Mexico, where she spoke with asylum-seekers and the people who are supporting them to learn firsthand about a microcosm of the current migrant crisis. She walked migrant trails in the desert, visited shelters and communal kitchens, and volunteered for three days at a Catholic monastery converted into a refuge for asylum seekers.

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