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Families Divided

In McAllen, immigration isn’t a problem — it’s a way of life

The Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy is seen as unwanted and unfair in the border city of 142,000 that's home to the massive U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility where families crossing the border illegally have been separated.

Protesters demonstrate against the Trump administration's immigration policy in McAllen on Saturday, June 23, 2018.

Families Divided

The Trump administration's “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which led to the separation of children from adults who crossed the border illegally, has fueled a national outcry. Sign up for our ongoing coverage. Send story ideas to

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