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Broken Border

Asylum-seeking migrants pushed farther south into Mexico, left to fend for themselves

Migrants have been bused to Monterrey and, they say, Chiapas under an ever-changing and often brutal “remain in Mexico” program. The policy is being carried out up and down the border by the Trump Administration in a controversial partnership with the Mexican government.

A young girl stands on a chair in the dining hall at Casa INDI on Aug. 5, 2019. The Mexican government has been busing migra…

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.

Genaro Martinez at an immigration checkpoint in Nuevo Laredo on Aug. 7, 2019.
Chartered buses are parked behind a group of migrants at an immigration checkpoint in Nuevo Laredo. The buses are scheduled …
Elibette Trujillo looks out of a window at Casa INDI on Aug. 6, 2019. Elibette migrated from Honduras with her mother Nora V…
The Monterrey Bus Station on Aug. 7, 2019.
Anjelica Zavala sits at a table in the dining room at Casa INDI. According to Zavala, her parents, husband and cousins were …
Father Felipe de Jes˙s S·nchez oversees Casa INDI, a shelter in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon. Aug. 5, 2019.

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