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Broken Border

Border apprehensions dropped in June, but federal officials say crisis continues

While announcing the number of migrants apprehended along America's southern border, the Trump administration also warned that the one-month change does not signal that the influx of people crossing is over.

A group of asylum seekers crossed the border between El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico on the Fourth of July. the group, two more trailing, turned themselves in to waiting Border Patrol Agents. Migrants Enter United States On Fourth Of July

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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