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Broken Border

A widely circulated photo shows the bodies of a man and his toddler daughter who drowned trying to seek asylum in the U.S.

The Associated Press reported Tuesday that the photograph “highlights the perils” that thousands of Central Americans face as they travel through Mexico in hopes of reaching the U.S. border.

Oscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez, an unidentified woman and his nearly 2-year-old daughter Valeria.

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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