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Big-firm lawyers help asylum-seekers at the border

MATAMOROS, Mexico — Legal documents spilled from the arms of attorney Charlene D'Cruz as she led a Honduran mother cradling a limp toddler across the Rio Grande bridge. The asylum-seeking mother needed to get her child, who had life-threatening sepsis, to a Brownsville hospital. D'Cruz successfully argued with border officials, cajoling them into allowing a humanitarian ...