PALERMO, Italy -- It's a balmy morning in the Sicilian capital, and a dozen African men are lounging in the shade at the Missione di Speranza e Carita, a Church-run shelter that's home to more than 500 immigrants. Though they are all recent arrivals to Italy, only some of the men have proper documents.
They are waiting to speak with Brother Dario, a Catholic Friar and mission administrator, for help in finding employment. In addition to meals and a bed, the shelter provides vocational training to as many of its residents as it can handle. These days, however, accommodating new arrivals is tough. ...
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