NFL Players Visit US-Mexico Border to Learn About Migrant Crisis

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New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis (56) stands on the field before the game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium. (Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters).

Two NFL players visited the Rio Grande Valley to learn about the crisis at the US-Mexico border and meet with migrant families on both sides.

Josh Norman, a cornerback for the Washington Redskins, and Demario Davis, a linebacker for the New Orleans Saints, visited several migrant shelters in the Rio Grande Valley to offer aid to immigrants, KGBT reported. At the Catholic Charities Respite Center in McAllen, Texas, the football players learned about the work the organization does for migrants.

According to Texas Public Radio, the shelter provides showers, meals, and supplies to migrants after they are released from immigration custody. Migrants then travel to their final destinations in the United States to wait for their immigration court hearings.

Norman told reporters…

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