Julian Castro Escorts LGBTQ Asylum Seekers Across Border

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By Marie Lodi

On Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro visited a refugee camp in Matamoros, Mexico, and accompanied a group of LGBTQ and disabled migrants across the Brownsville International Bridge to petition for asylum. Castro was invited to visit the encampment by the Texas Civil Rights Project, a non-profit organization that provides migrants with pro-bono legal help. The group was told they would have their cases reviewed, but hours after, Castro tweeted that […]

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