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This Refugee Crisis Is Happening Now in America’s Backyard

A growing humanitarian crisis is happening right now in America’s backyard, along the border of Venezuela and Colombia. Faced with serious food shortages, a lack of medical supplies and an inflation rate the International Monetary Fund estimates could surpass 13,000 percent, Venezuelans are leaving their country in droves. At the Simon Bolivar International Bridge that spans the border, officials say 25,000 Venezuelans cross the bridge into Colombia every day. “We came because the...

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