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El Comedor provides a welcome and dignity to migrants deported from U.S.
El Comedor provides a welcome and dignity to migrants deported from U.S.

The migrants begin gathering just after daybreak. Women with young children in tow, men in wool caps and faded hoodies. Others still wearing the bright orange uniforms they were issued in prison. Few speak. Most look down at their feet. Hours earlier they had been on the other side of the border, where they had been living illegally in the United States. But now, after their deportation to Mexico, they're lining up outside El Comedor — the dining room — in search of food, clothing and help. They also get something else that takes many by surprise — respect. "Amigo!" Armando Santos shouts enthusiastically, greeting each migrant with a firm...

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