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U.S. asylum seekers find shelter at Texas church

A Central American child plays in a hallway of the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church', which gives temporary shelter to asylum seekers from Central American countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection due to overcrowded facilities, in Laredo, Texas, June 4. 



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A Central American child plays in a hallway of the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church', which gives temporary shelter to asylum seekers from Central American countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection due to...more

A Central American child plays in a hallway of the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church', which gives temporary shelter to asylum seekers from Central American countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection due to overcrowded facilities, in Laredo, Texas, June 4. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Members of a Central American family are reunited at the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church', in Laredo, Texas, June 4.    REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Members of a Central American family are reunited at the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church', in Laredo, Texas, June 4. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Members of a Central American family are reunited at the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church', in Laredo, Texas, June 4. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Central Americans arrive at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities ,in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Central Americans arrive at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities...more

Central Americans arrive at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities ,in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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A Central American man and child visit the doctor at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities ,in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019.   REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A Central American man and child visit the doctor at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due...more

A Central American man and child visit the doctor at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities ,in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Central Americans look out from the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church' in Laredo, Texas, June 4. 
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Central Americans look out from the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church' in Laredo, Texas, June 4. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Central Americans look out from the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church' in Laredo, Texas, June 4. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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A Central Americans child grabs the hand of his father at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities ,in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A Central Americans child grabs the hand of his father at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)...more

A Central Americans child grabs the hand of his father at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities ,in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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A welcome poster is seen as Central Americans listens to instructions at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities ,in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019. Poster reads "Welcome to Laredo" REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A welcome poster is seen as Central Americans listens to instructions at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border...more

A welcome poster is seen as Central Americans listens to instructions at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities ,in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019. Poster reads "Welcome to Laredo" REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Central Americans stand in formation as they arrive at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities ,in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Central Americans stand in formation as they arrive at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due...more

Central Americans stand in formation as they arrive at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities ,in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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A Central Americans child stands on a hallway of the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities, in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019.  REUTERS/Carlos Jasso TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

A Central Americans child stands on a hallway of the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to...more

A Central Americans child stands on a hallway of the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities, in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Central Americans arrive at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities ,in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Central Americans arrive at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities...more

Central Americans arrive at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities ,in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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A Central Americans child stands with others in formation as she arrive at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities ,in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A Central Americans child stands with others in formation as she arrive at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border...more

A Central Americans child stands with others in formation as she arrive at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities ,in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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A Central American woman does her hair at the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church' in Laredo, Texas, June 4.    REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A Central American woman does her hair at the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church' in Laredo, Texas, June 4. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A Central American woman does her hair at the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church' in Laredo, Texas, June 4. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Central Americans listen to instructions behind a door after they arrived at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities ,in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019. Poster reads "Welcome to Laredo" REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Central Americans listen to instructions behind a door after they arrived at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and...more

Central Americans listen to instructions behind a door after they arrived at the Catholic shelter "San Francisco Javier Church", which gives temporary shelter to asylum-seekers from Central America countries released by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) due to overcrowded facilities ,in Laredo, Texas U.S. June 4, 2019. Picture taken on June 4, 2019. Poster reads "Welcome to Laredo" REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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The Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church' is seen in Laredo, Texas, June 4.   REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

The Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church' is seen in Laredo, Texas, June 4. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

The Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church' is seen in Laredo, Texas, June 4. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Central American women talk after seeing a doctor at the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church' in Laredo, Texas, June 4.       REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Central American women talk after seeing a doctor at the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church' in Laredo, Texas, June 4. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Central American women talk after seeing a doctor at the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church' in Laredo, Texas, June 4. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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A Central American child rests on the floor at the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church' in Laredo, Texas, June 4.   REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A Central American child rests on the floor at the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church' in Laredo, Texas, June 4. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A Central American child rests on the floor at the Catholic shelter 'San Francisco Javier Church' in Laredo, Texas, June 4. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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