The Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance (MIRA) released the following Dignity Statement in response to the issue of unaccompanied minors crossing the Mexican Border into the U.S.

We need a humanitarian response to the crisis at the US/Mexico border — not expedited deportations. Like climate change this crisis was created by bad decisions by our government that go back decades and can only be resolved by dealing with the root causes of migration. The desperation of poverty, violence, and separation of families […]