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TOPSHOT - Central American migrants -mostly Hondurans- run along the Tijuana River near the El Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, near US-Mexico border, after the US border patrol threw tear gas from the distance to disperse them after an alleged verbal dispute, on November 25, 2018. - US officials closed the San Ysidro crossing point in southern California on Sunday after hundreds of migrants, part of the "caravan" condemned by President Donald Trump, tried to breach a fence from Tijuana, authorities announced. (Photo by GUILLERMO ARIAS/AFP/Getty Images)

The world was shocked when border patrol agents - on orders from the Trump administration - launched tear gas at asylum seekers attempting to cross the border. Pictures showed the immigrants - many of whom were children - covering their eyes and running away from the gas.

Now, the United Methodist Church Building in Washington, D.C. is joining the chorus of voices against violence toward asylum seekers.

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