At a news conference on Thursday, July 24, MIRA issued the following statement.
We need a humanitarian response to the crisis at the US/Mexico border — not expedited deportations. Like climate change this crisis was created by bad decisions by our government that go back decades and can only be resolved by dealing with the root causes of migration.
The desperation of poverty, violence, and separation of families causes people to consider the dangerous journey from Central America to Texas without a visa.
Yet over 300,000 people a year have crossed the border …