is a former reporting fellow. She majored in journalism at the University of Texas at Austin. She has also interned for the San Antonio Express-News in its Austin bureau covering Texas politics and contributed to PolitiFact Texas.
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The number of illegal border crossers from far flung places— including countries deemed sponsors of terrorism — has been increasing, but they remain a small fraction of total border apprehensions. Full Story