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Judge denies Texas’ attempt to shut down El Paso migrant shelter

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office has accused Annunciation House, which operates a network of migrant shelters, of human smuggling.

By Alejandro Serrano and Robert Downen, The Texas Tribune, and Vianna Davila, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica
A crowd of people gathers in support of Annunciation House during the press conference. Earlier this week, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, announced a lawsuit against the migrant shelter Annunciation House for allegedly operating a stash house and human trafficking. Annunciation House has been providing aid and shelter to migrants in El Paso, Texas for more than 40 years. February 23, 2024

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