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Broken Border

Trump administration's latest asylum rule allowed to stand in Texas, New Mexico

The ruling could change the fate of thousands of people waiting to apply for asylum in Mexican border cities like Ciudad Juárez, Nuevo Laredo and Matamoros.

Dozens of migrants wait outside Ciudad Juárez's Centro de Atención a Migrantes waiting to see if they'll be able to enter the United States.

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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