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Broken Border

ICE’s chief called family detention "summer camp." Here’s what it looks like inside.

More than a year after he drew criticism for comparing family detention to a “summer camp,” the nation’s top immigration enforcer gave a tour of one of the facilities where families are held.

Dilley, TX August 23, 2019: Mothers and children eat lunch in the cafeteria located at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcem…

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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Dilley, TX August 23, 2019: Migrant children from Central American play and attend school classes during the day at the U.S.…
Dilley, TX  August 23, 2019: A nursery facility for immigrant children at the South Texas Family Residential Center outside …
Dilley, TX August 23, 2019: Migrant children from Central American play and attend school classes during the day at the U.S.…

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