Although Democrats now control a trio of House seats representing Texas’ southern-most border with Mexico, voting patterns are making the districts more competitive.
‘We don’t have humanitarian crises,’ says Border Patrol Division Chief Lloyd Easterling. ‘We have policy crises.’
Federal officials say they have released more than 107,000 migrant families and children into the United States since December 21, and that arrests of people illegally present in the country are falling as resources are diverted to the border.
Maybe Congress doesn’t want to fund Trump’s wall because it would never work, not even if the U.S. military built it and deployed along the southern border.
Senior Correspondent John Davidson reports from the Rio Grand Valley in Southeast Texas. He interview Border Patrol agents and humanitarian aid workers.
The complexities and realities of the U.S.-Mexico border are inescapable in the Rio Grande Valley, far from the immigration reform platitudes of Washington.
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