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Belen students examine a painted metal mural attached to the Mexican side of the U.S. border wall in the city of Heroica Nogales, Sonora, as part of their November 2021 trip with the Kino Border Initiative. The mural is titled "Paseo de Humanidad" (Parade of Humanity) and was created by artists Alberto Morackis, Alfred Quiróz and Guadalupe Serrano. It depict the struggles and harsh realities of economic refugees traveling through the Sonoran desert to reach the U.S.

MIAMI | Students from Belen Jesuit Preparatory School headed to the Mexican border in November on a veritable mission: to build a Christian bridge of understanding over the immigration wall of vitriol and division.

Six students crossed the Arizona border and their own ideological divides to literally walk alongside migrants in a prayer march and stand in solidarity for their human rights.

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Belen students greet Sue Chilton, who along with her husband, Jim, own one of the rancher along the U.S.-Mexico border. They described their constant fear of cartels and expressed support for wall construction. The meeting was part of their trip with the Kino Border Initiative in November 2021.

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