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Hundreds of agents will be pulled from ports of entry to help El Paso Border Patrol process undocumented immigrants

The agency's chief said 750 agents will be reassigned indefinitely from across the southwest border to aid the El Paso sector, where agents apprehended more than 1,000 immigrants Monday.

The Border Patrol is seen along the border fence between El Paso and Juarez on Sunday, February 10, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre for The Texas Tribune

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