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The border wall as seen from a US CBP helicopter in a remote section of southern New Mexico on December 14, 2021.
Climate Change in Texas

Texas heat-related deaths reached a two-decade high in 2022 amid extreme temperatures

A Texas Tribune analysis of state data found that at least 279 people in Texas were killed by heat last year, and a large portion of those deaths were likely migrants who died after crossing the border.

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