...After a two-month journey, which began near the Honduras and Nicaragua border, the road-weary cousins surveyed the final obstacle, separating them from the opportunity to work even as immigration Jeeps parked on the U.S-side of the river.Why not just get into the smuggling business? Or, perhaps work with the Mexican and Central American governments to help them find more efficient ways to avoid their responsibilities?
The comforting arms of the Rev, Michael D. Pfeifer, a bishop from San Angelo, Texas, hooked over the shoulders of Lourdes and Marisol, who were dressed in clothes donated from the Casa Migrante.
"We want to get to the other side," Lourdes said. "I have a cousin living in Virginia. That's where we're headed."
Pfeifer assured the woman that they would reach their destination by the grace of God. His words were returned with timid smiles...
Immigration2007a · Tue, 01/16/2007 - 09:57 · Importance: 1