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Broken Border

Texas will deploy 1,000 National Guard troops to the border amid migrant surge

“There is an escalating crisis at the border — a crisis Congress is refusing to fix,” Gov. Greg Abbott said Friday.

From left: Gov. Greg Abbott, House Speaker Dennis Bonnen and Brig. Gen. Tracy Norris, the adjutant general of the Texas Nati…

Broken Border

A surge of migrants arriving at the Texas-Mexico border has pushed the country's immigration system to the breaking point as new policies aimed at both undocumented immigrants and legal asylum seekers have contributed to a humanitarian crisis. The Texas Tribune is maintaining its in-depth reporting on this national issue.

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