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May 13, 2021 37 min

In recent years, tens of thousands of people have made their way to the U.S.-Mexico border fleeing violence, persecution, and threats on their lives. They hoped to apply for asylum and restart their lives in safety in the United States. Instead, they found the border almost entirely closed. In this episode of Crossing Borders, we delve into the lives of these asylum seekers, their arduous journeys, the dangers they face while waiting in Mexico for hearings, and their struggles with an immigration system that all too often denies them basic legal rights.

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