Two Haitian families, two diverging fates at U.S.-Mexico border

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Reuters

By Mica Rosenberg and Gessika Thomas PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Alie Sajous and Macdalla Renois both left Haiti years ago seeking a new life in South America, but struggled there. This summer, both decided to set out on a harrowing journey through a dozen countries to seek a new life in the United States. Renois was heavily pregnant when she trekked for days through the jungle area between Colombia and Panama. After Sajous’ family crossed the same dangerous stretch, her toddler had to be hospitalized for several days. Both women made it to the U.S.-Mexico border separately. In mid-September, t…

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