Caring presence: Migrant Resource Center reopens its doors in Agua Prieta

Joca Gallegos, president of the Migrant Resource Center board, speaks at the reopening of the center in Agua Prieta. 

AGUA PRIETA, Sonora — Migrating to the United States is a traumatic experience for many.

Every day along the Arizona-Mexico border, recently deported migrants from Central America or Mexico are left in unfamiliar cities without money, often separated from loved ones, or suffering injuries from a long journey to the U.S. or from being held in detention.

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