Cornyn Video on Border Deaths Stirs Controversy

In an effort to counter Democrats’ claims that the border is secure, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn has released a new video and an accompanying opinion piece describing the hundreds of migrants found dead every year near the Texas-Mexico border.

Set to somber music, the film shows Cornyn in a South Texas cemetery reading aluminum markers bearing the details — "unknown male," "skeletal remains" — of unidentified bodies.

“Each grave tells a story that ends in tragedy, and collectively they tell the story of a broken immigration system and a border that is still porous,” Cornyn wrote in the ...

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