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El Paso leaders rally around migrant shelters after Attorney General Ken Paxton’s threat to shut them down

Paxton’s office demanded records of migrants that Annunciation House has helped and threatened to shut down the Catholic shelter network.

Ruben Garcia, director of Annunciation House, speaks at a press conference on Feb 23, 2024. 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 for more than 40 years.

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