SUNLAND PARK, NEW MEXICO — Emotions ran high as approximately 50 immigrant families gathered at a border fence in Sunland Park for a reunion with relatives on the Mexican side of the border Sunday, calling on Congress to “keep our dream alive” as a way to commemorate International Human Rights day.
During an event organized by the Border Network for Human Rights, border residents and immigrants stressed the need for Congress to pass legislation that grants legal status for young undocumented immigrants known as DREAMers who are at risk of deportation.
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Coordinating through walkie talkies, event organizers on both sides of the border wall lined up people behind yellow police tape, allowing each set of family roughly five minutes to walk up to the wall and
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