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Broken Border

Asylum seekers will appear before judges via teleconferencing in tents as "Remain in Mexico" program expands to Laredo

Laredo's mayor says U.S. Customs and Border Protection plans to build tents to hold asylum proceedings through "virtual courtrooms."

Concertina wire is strung along the bridge between Laredo and Nuevo Laredo on Nov. 16, 2018.

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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