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we all saw that often heartbreaking photo of the toddler who drowned while clutching her father's neck this is the image U. S. lawmakers are pointing to Wednesday a my grandfather and his nearly two year old daughter found laying face down on the banks of the Rio Grande after trying to cross the river into the US I hope that picture alone will catalyze this Congress this Senate this committee , to do something the shocking photos sparked outrage around the world the pope said he was profoundly saddened well the U. N. refugee agency said the migrants death represents a failure to deal with their desperation this third image adding pressure on US lawmakers to act over a surge of migrants at the border the bill is passed the house on Tuesday approved a four and a half billion dollar aid package to care for the migrant families and unaccompanied children crossing the US Mexico border this situation is child abuse is not tri city that violates every value we have but its fate is far from certain president trump has threatened a veto over its border enforcement limits and the Senate's led by Republicans is working on its own version of the bill