/ Modified jun 25, 2021 2:42 p.m.

Migrant families find refuge at Tucson’s Casa Alitas

The non-governmental organization is seeing an increase in the number of people it's aiding this year.

For migrants processed and released from federal custody, non-governmental organizations like Casa Alitas in Tucson are sometimes their next stop. The nonprofit provides shelter, medical aid and assistance helping people get to their next destination. Lorraine Rivera visited the facility to learn more about the services it offers. She also spoke to a father from Nicaragua who arrived at Casa Alitas with his wife and son about the dangers they faced along the way before finding refuge at the shelter.

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