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Broken Border

After debate, O’Rourke scrambles to shore up immigration credentials

The Democratic presidential candidate, sharply challenged on his signature issue Wednesday night, spent the next few days working to show his bona fides.

Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks at a rally the Customs and Border Patrol facility in Clint on June 30, 2019.

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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