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Broken Border

June has been a deadly month for migrants crossing the border into Texas

As migrants continue arriving at the Texas-Mexico border, drownings have spiked in recent weeks, with nine people dying in El Paso-area canals this month alone. Border Patrol and soldiers have rescued others.

At the historic La Lomita Chapel in Mission, Rio Grande Valley residents held an early-morning vigil for migrants who drowne…

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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