“The scriptures tell us to care for the widow and the orphan, and our immigration system creates widows and orphans every day … So we are standing by undocumented families and not allowing them to be torn apart,” Rev. Alison Harrington said.
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“They rape [the girls], then they cut their throats. Or if they don’t rape them [and kill them], they leave them pregnant. And if we try to rat them out or go to the police, they’ll kill us. They put us in plastic bags and leave us on the shore,” Carolina said.
Teens Dulce Medina, Mayeli Hernandez, and Saúl Ortíz have seen more violence in their home countries than many people see in a lifetime. They want Congress to help prevent other children from witnessing "the blood running on the ground.”