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Thwarting Democratic efforts, House Republicans revive border policing unit in early-morning vote

The proposed unit would let those who are not law officers arrest or detain suspected undocumented immigrants in border-region counties.

A member of the Texas Army National Guard holds a flashlight as migrants crawl over rocks after wading across the Rio Grande into the United States from Mexico, in Roma, on March 4, 2022.

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