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Long delays at border bridges bring anxiety for businesses as Holy Week begins

This week is one of the busiest shopping seasons on the border, but after hundreds of federal agents were diverted from international bridges to help with a surge of migrants, retailers and other businesses are fretting about how hours-long wait times will impact them.

A man waits outside his car as the CBP conducts a "operational readiness exercises" at the Paso del Norte Port of Entry on Friday, November 9, 2018, in El Paso, Texas. Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre for The Texas Tribune
Shoppers in downtown El Paso on April 12, 2019.

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