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Farm Worker Aid Group Uses Resources to Help Refugees Released in Yuma County

Recently, the U.S. Border Patrol began releasing refugees and asylum-seeking migrants in Yuma County. While they aren't in the area long, there are few aid agencies to help them transition out.  

Campesinos Sin Fronteras is a local non-profit agency known for its advocacy and support for the farm labor force. Agency executive Director, Emma Torres, says this year they've begun using their resources to help refugees, many of them families, for the first time in the agency's history. Torres spoke with KAWC's Victor Calderón.

Lou grew up in Tucson and has a long family history in the state of Arizona. He began his public radio career in 1988 at KNAU in Flagstaff as a classical music DJ and has been hooked on public radio since, transitioning to news after trying his hand at several other careers in publishing and commercial broadcasting. Lou has a degree in American Studies from Arizona State University and was KAWC's Morning Edition host for two and half years before becoming News and Operations Director.
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