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U.S.-Mexico border apprehensions for the fiscal year surpassed 1 million in June

Apprehensions last reached the 1-million milestone in 2006. But far fewer attempted to cross that year during the searing-hot summer months, when the journey across the Rio Grande or vast ranches is especially dangerous.

Asylum-seeking migrant families rest at the riverbank as they wait to be escorted by the U.S. Border Patrol after crossing t…

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