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Pro­duc­er Melin­da Tuhus trav­eled to Ari­zona, Mex­i­co, and the desert between to inter­view refugees and good Samar­i­tans about what asy­lum seek­ers are flee­ing from, what they face on the trip north, who helps them, and the ordeal of apply­ing for immi­gra­tion sta­tus. Fea­tured speak­ers: Debra Cohen, vol­un­teer doing desert sup­plies dropoff; Kather­ine Rosa Smith, Site and Vol­un­teer Coor­di­na­tor at Catholic Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices’ refugee site in the monastery; Rocio Zamo­ra. vol­un­teer at the monastery, who ori­ents new vol­un­teers and gives a tour of the facil­i­ty; Shu­ra, vol­un­teer god­moth­er to dozens of migrant chil­dren liv­ing tem­porar­i­ly in Nogales, Mex­i­co; Bar­bara Lem­mon, Samar­i­tan vol­un­teer and dri­ver; refugees Nel­son and Rosa, shel­tered in Nogales.