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Broken Border

Analysis: The family separation crisis peaked more than a year ago. Conditions at the border are still terrible.

Last summer, public attention and outrage prompted the Trump administration to back off its zero-tolerance immigration policy. Attention waned, but the federal government's ineffective border policies have drawn the public eye once again.

Families outside a tent at a temporary migrant holding area set up by Customs and Border Protection under the Paso del Norte…

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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