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Broken Border

"All we want is for them to listen to us": In Mexico, Trump's latest asylum policy stirs anger, fear and confusion

The Trump administration's new policy aimed at disqualifying most asylum seekers is stirring anger and resentment among migrants who have waited months to present themselves at a port of entry.

A group of Cuban migrants look at the list of asylum seekers near the Gateway International Bridge in Matamoros, Tamaulipas.

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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The Tribune's reporting for this project is supported by the Pulitzer Center.

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A Mexican soldier patrols an area near the banks of the Rio Grande in Matamoros, Tamaulipas.
Helen holds up a yellow sticky note with the handwritten number 2348. This note was given to her by Mexican authorities.

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