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What we know about undocumented migrants being housed underneath a bridge in El Paso

The encampment is a makeshift shelter surrounded by fencing and razor wire where migrants are held when Border Patrol stations can't hold more people. Border Patrol agents say it's a temporary solution amid a surge of undocumented immigration.

A group of migrants wait inside a holding area under the Paso Del Norte International Bridge to be taken to area processing …


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