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Recently arrived Venezuelan immigrants lining up at Our Lady of Guadalupe church in Doral for food and assistance. (Franklin Gutierrez/St. Vincent de Paul)
Recently arrived Venezuelan immigrants lining up at Our Lady of Guadalupe church in Doral for food and assistance. (Franklin Gutierrez/St. Vincent de Paul)
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Venezuela is facing economic collapse because of low oil prices and socialist mismanagement. As the crisis deepens, it’s not just affluent Venezuelans, but also the working class and the poor — those who were once loyal to the ruling leftist revolution — who are fleeing the country. We talk to some of these refugees in Miami's large Venezuelan community.

Tim Padgett (@TimPadgett2) from Here & Now contributor WLRN in Miami reports.

This segment aired on July 11, 2017.

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