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Border detention cells in Texas are so overcrowded that the U.S. is using aircraft to move migrants

“This is the worst I have ever seen it, by far,” said one veteran Border Patrol agent in South Texas.

Immigrants who turned themselves in to border patrol agents after illegally crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S. wait to be transported for processing in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, on April 2, 2018.

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