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People who were apprehended by state troopers after crossing the border were brought to the International Bridge in Eagle Pass, where they were handed over to Border Patrol custody on Thursday, May 28, 2022.
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Legal questions shroud Gov. Greg Abbott’s move to bus migrants back to the border

Some experts say the actions create little change in immigration enforcement. Others say they invite a legal battle.

A bus from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice leaves an area near the International Bridge in Eagle Pass on Thursday, July 28, 2022. People who were apprehended by state troopers after crossing the border were brought to this area where they were handed over to Border Patrol custody.
Members of the Texas National guard sit in the shade with people who were apprehended by state troopers after crossing the border were brought to the International Bridge in Eagle Pass on Thursday, May 28, 2022. Those who were caught were handed over to Border Patrol custody.
People who were apprehended by state troopers after crossing the border were brought to the International Bridge in Eagle Pass, where they were handed over to Border Patrol custody on Thursday, May 28, 2022.

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