Matamoros School Keeps Migrant Kids’ Minds Active As Parents Wait For Their Day In Court

“Some people think it’s just a choice that we make to come here and wait out in the heat for like three or four months. Just be more sympathetic of what we’re going through.”

By Reynaldo Leaños Jr.September 3, 2019 9:30 am, ,

From Texas Public Radio:

Tens of thousands of migrants are in limbo in Mexican border towns because of the Trump administration’s Remain in Mexico policy. The migrants wait for months in sometimes-dangerous conditions before they may appear in a U.S. immigration court. So some volunteers decided to transform a problem into an opportunity. They opened a special school for migrant children in Matamoros so that the kids’ education could continue.

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