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Broken Border

Photos show almost 400 migrants packed in cages at Texas processing center

Vice President Mike Pence visited a migrant processing center in McAllen on Friday. According to reporters who accompanied him, the tour showed hundreds of men in cages without mats to sleep on, and some migrants hadn't showered in days.

During a visit to the facility by Vice President Mike Pence, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent monitors single-adult male detainees at Border Patrol station in McAllen on Friday, July 12, 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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