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Immigrants Turn to Church for Shelter from Rita

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Immigrants Turn to Church for Shelter from Rita

Katrina & Beyond

Immigrants Turn to Church for Shelter from Rita

Immigrants Turn to Church for Shelter from Rita

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Many of the illegal immigrants living in the path of Hurricane Rita sought shelter in Catholic churches. Debbie Elliott talks with Father Romando Chavez Vasquez about the evacuees who have fled to his parish, St. Teresa's Church in Bryan, Texas.