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Arrests along U.S.-Mexico border are falling, preliminary figures show

The numbers reflect a roughly 13% dip since the beginning of June, a period during which President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico and the Mexican president agreed to an immigration crackdown to avoid the penalty.

By Nick Miroff, The Washington Post
A migrant group is detained by CBP near the Paso del Norte International Bridge, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in El Paso.

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