Redskins cornerback Josh Norman donates to Texas migrant shelter
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A member of the Washington Redskins has donated thousands of dollars to a Catholic organization in Texas that provides aid for migrants amid widespread national criticism of the Trump administration's treatment of undocumented immigrants and asylum-seekers.

Cornerback Josh Norman visited the Catholic Charities RGV Humanitarian Respite Center on Thursday, where he presented staffers with a check for $18,000, according to photos posted on social media.

"Kudos to Josh Norman with the Washington Redskins for visiting the humanitarian respite center/McAllen today & contributing to our response to restore human dignity," wrote the group's executive director, Norma Seni Pimentel, on Twitter.


Norman joined New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis in a journey to the Rio Grande valley earlier this year, where the two visited multiple migrant detention centers and called what they saw evidence of "oppression" by the U.S. government.

"You see what's going on and it's sad and it's a bit of an oppression. It really is because you're going through, you walk through and you see those halls and the rooms and how many people are just packed on top of each other," Norman told a local CBS News station in April.

"We don't come at it from a political standpoint, we come at it from a right versus wrong standpoint. We're all human beings — no matter where you come from, no matter what culture you represent, no matter what ethnicity you're in, no matter what status," Davis added at the time.