Visiting the Valley

Mike Pence and I spent my birthday a few weeks ago in McAllen visiting migrant centers. He went to the Border Patrol Detention Center with its overcrowded cages. I went to the Humanitarian Respite Center a few blocks away where there were no cages, no overcrowding. He went with an entourage; I went alone. The Respite Center is run by Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley. Its executive director is Sister Norma Pimentel who has been the recipient of praise and awards from many sources, including from Pope Francis. Sister Norma is an impressive person, about my height with smooth silver hair and a serene face.


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