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Lighting strikes and dust blows in the background from an incoming thunderstorm as hundreds of migrants line up under the Puente Negro Ferrocarril train bridge in Eagle Pass, waiting to surrender to authorities after wading across the Rio Grande into the U.S. from Mexico on September 15, 2023.

Texas border cities scramble to shelter thousands of newly-arrived migrants

Thousands of migrants have crossed the border into Eagle Pass and El Paso in recent days, the highest number since the emergency health order known as Title 42 expired in May.


Venezuelan migrants wait to board a train to try to reach the U.S. border as they travel through the state of Coahuila, in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico on Sept. 20, 2023.

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