Barbara Boxer: My Grandma ‘Came to America in a Caravan of a Ship’ (Video)

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Former Sen. Barbara Boxer said that if immigrants are moving in caravans to the U.S. border, the government should be ready to welcome and process those in need — rather than turning them away at gunpoint.

At TheWrap’s Power Women Summit in Los Angeles on Thursday, Boxer noted that not everyone should be allowed to cross the border. But she added that the government needs to allocate resources to figure out who should be kept out, and who is fleeing persecution.

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Beatrice Verhoeven, PWS

Beatrice Verhoeven

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