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8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in U.S. custody spent two days at El Paso Border Patrol station

The boy and his father were taken to the El Paso Border Patrol station, where they were held for two days, CBP said. They were later taken to the Alamogordo station. CBP said it was looking into options to relieve overcrowding in its facilities in the El Paso sector, which includes El Paso County and all of New Mexico.

CBP participates in "operational readiness exercises" to prepare for the caravan moving through Mexico and heading towards the border, according to a CBP agent, at the Paso del Norte Port of Entry on Friday, November 9, 2018, in El Paso, Texas.

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