12/9/18 Sorce, 32, and Matzke, 40, are among hundreds of Californians who have volunteered to host asylum seekers in the past year, opening their homes and their personal lives to immigrants who have just set foot in an unknown land, carrying just a few personal belongings and the trauma of their journeys. At a time when the country’s asylum system has deeply divided the nation ” and as the administration of President Donald Trump works to keep out thousands of members of a migrant caravan stuck in Mexico ” a growing number of Bay Area families are giving them a chance.

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