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More than 1,500 migrants wade across the Rio Grande into El Paso in one day

Over the weekend, U.S. immigration officials processed and released more than 1,700 migrants into El Paso, overwhelming local shelters.

By Corrie Boudreaux, El Paso Matters
Asylum-seeking migrants stand near the border wall after crossing the Rio Grande to turn themselves in to U.S. Border Patrol agents to request asylum in El Paso, as seen from Ciudad Juárez, Mexico on Dec. 11, 2022.

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