In this March 19, 2021, file photo, migrants are seen in custody at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing area under the Anzalduas International Bridge, in Mission, Texas. U.S. authorities say they picked up nearly 19,000 children traveling alone across the Mexican border in March. It's the largest monthly number ever recorded and a major test for President Joe Biden as he reverses many of his predecessor's hard-line immigration tactics. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

As policies shift, Protestants and other faith groups join Catholics in helping immigrants at the border

By Jack Jenkins, Alejandra Molina

(RNS) — As the number of arrivals increases, Catholic groups are often relying on an array of faith-based ecumenical partners to handle the influx of people hoping to cross the border.