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Broken Border

Border Patrol in El Paso reopens checkpoints

Some of the checkpoints were temporarily closed in March after Border Patrol said it needed to pull agents from those posts to help process, detain and care for the surge of undocumented immigrants crossing into the country.

The Border Patrol is seen along the border fence between El Paso and Juarez on Sunday, February 10, 2019, in El Paso, Texas.…

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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