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Jennifer Whitney

As U.S. lawmakers grappled with what to do about the tens of thousands of unaccompanied children fleeing gang violence in Central America, churches in Texas and other border states
offered shelter and clothing. Meanwhile, international networks of Latino evangelicals went to work. A National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference–led campaign aims to help families create Christ-centered homes that keep children safer (and in their home countries), while a Latin Evangelical Alliance campaign aims to increase aid and disrupt human traffickers.

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