Charity Group Backs Private Company in Immigrant Smuggling Case

A Catholic philanthropic organization has thrown its support behind a mining company and its employee who are being sued after three undocumented immigrants were killed during an incursion onto private property in Brooks County.

The Texas-based John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation, which primarily funds social justice and religious causes, has filed an amicus brief in support of Philip Boerjan and Mestena Uranium, the defendants in a suit lodged after a 2007 car accident that left three undocumented immigrants dead, including a 7-year-old girl. The February filing is the most recent action in the case, which is still ...

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