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Caught at the U.S.-Mexico border

A man from El Salvador sits in the back of a border patrol vehicle after he was apprehended for illegally crossing into the United States from Mexico in La Joya, Texas, September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man from El Salvador sits in the back of a border patrol vehicle after he was apprehended for illegally crossing into the United States from Mexico in La Joya, Texas, September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man from El Salvador sits in the back of a border patrol vehicle after he was apprehended for illegally crossing into the United States from Mexico in La Joya, Texas, September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) patrol the Rio Grande River at sunset in Roma, Texas, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) patrol the Rio Grande River at sunset in Roma, Texas, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) patrol the Rio Grande River at sunset in Roma, Texas, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A 2-year-old girl from Romania stands with her father along the border wall as they await apprehension after illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A 2-year-old girl from Romania stands with her father along the border wall as they await apprehension after illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A 2-year-old girl from Romania stands with her father along the border wall as they await apprehension after illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A man from Mexico displays the number of times he has tried to cross into the United States after he was apprehended by the border patrol in Nogales, Arizona, for illegally crossing into the U.S. border from Mexico, September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man from Mexico displays the number of times he has tried to cross into the United States after he was apprehended by the border patrol in Nogales, Arizona, for illegally crossing into the U.S. border from Mexico, September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees...more

A man from Mexico displays the number of times he has tried to cross into the United States after he was apprehended by the border patrol in Nogales, Arizona, for illegally crossing into the U.S. border from Mexico, September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A man from Honduras proceeds past a fence after he was apprehended with a group of others for illegally crossing into the United States from Mexico in La Joya, Texas, September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man from Honduras proceeds past a fence after he was apprehended with a group of others for illegally crossing into the United States from Mexico in La Joya, Texas, September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man from Honduras proceeds past a fence after he was apprehended with a group of others for illegally crossing into the United States from Mexico in La Joya, Texas, September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Men from El Salvador are apprehended by the border patrol after they illegally crossed into the United States from Mexico in La Joya, Texas, September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Men from El Salvador are apprehended by the border patrol after they illegally crossed into the United States from Mexico in La Joya, Texas, September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Men from El Salvador are apprehended by the border patrol after they illegally crossed into the United States from Mexico in La Joya, Texas, September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A woman from Guatemala holds her 2-year-old son along the border wall as they await apprehension after illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A woman from Guatemala holds her 2-year-old son along the border wall as they await apprehension after illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A woman from Guatemala holds her 2-year-old son along the border wall as they await apprehension after illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A group of men and a woman from Honduras stand in the background after they were apprehended with the help of a Border Patrol canine unit for illegally crossing into the United States from Mexico in La Joya, Texas, September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A group of men and a woman from Honduras stand in the background after they were apprehended with the help of a Border Patrol canine unit for illegally crossing into the United States from Mexico in La Joya, Texas, September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees...more

A group of men and a woman from Honduras stand in the background after they were apprehended with the help of a Border Patrol canine unit for illegally crossing into the United States from Mexico in La Joya, Texas, September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A policeman from the city of La Joya stands over an 18-year-old male who lies injured after crashing his vehicle while transporting two men and a woman who illegally crossed the U.S. border from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A policeman from the city of La Joya stands over an 18-year-old male who lies injured after crashing his vehicle while transporting two men and a woman who illegally crossed the U.S. border from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, August 30, 2018....more

A policeman from the city of La Joya stands over an 18-year-old male who lies injured after crashing his vehicle while transporting two men and a woman who illegally crossed the U.S. border from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Immigrant children look back towards Mexico through the border wall as they and others await apprehension after illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico on August 29, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Immigrant children look back towards Mexico through the border wall as they and others await apprehension after illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico on August 29, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Immigrant children look back towards Mexico through the border wall as they and others await apprehension after illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico on August 29, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A man from Honduras is apprehended by a member of the Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue (BORSTAR) Unit in Falfurrias, Texas after he illegally crossed the U.S. border from Mexico on August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man from Honduras is apprehended by a member of the Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue (BORSTAR) Unit in Falfurrias, Texas after he illegally crossed the U.S. border from Mexico on August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man from Honduras is apprehended by a member of the Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue (BORSTAR) Unit in Falfurrias, Texas after he illegally crossed the U.S. border from Mexico on August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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The back of a man is covered in dirt after he was apprehended by the Border Patrol in Falfurrias, Texas for illegally crossing the U.S. border from Mexico on August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The back of a man is covered in dirt after he was apprehended by the Border Patrol in Falfurrias, Texas for illegally crossing the U.S. border from Mexico on August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The back of a man is covered in dirt after he was apprehended by the Border Patrol in Falfurrias, Texas for illegally crossing the U.S. border from Mexico on August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Siblings from Mexico climb over a fence after they were apprehended by the Border Patrol in Falfurrias, Texas for illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico on August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Siblings from Mexico climb over a fence after they were apprehended by the Border Patrol in Falfurrias, Texas for illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico on August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Siblings from Mexico climb over a fence after they were apprehended by the Border Patrol in Falfurrias, Texas for illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico on August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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The Rio Grande river is seen in the background as Border Patrol Agent John Horner with the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) looks for shoe prints along the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The Rio Grande river is seen in the background as Border Patrol Agent John Horner with the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) looks for shoe prints along the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The Rio Grande river is seen in the background as Border Patrol Agent John Horner with the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) looks for shoe prints along the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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An immigrant woman holds her son by the border wall as she and others await apprehension after illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico on August 29, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

An immigrant woman holds her son by the border wall as she and others await apprehension after illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico on August 29, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

An immigrant woman holds her son by the border wall as she and others await apprehension after illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico on August 29, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Headlights from a Border Patrol vehicle are seen along the U.S. border wall with Mexico during sunset in Penitas, Texas, August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Headlights from a Border Patrol vehicle are seen along the U.S. border wall with Mexico during sunset in Penitas, Texas, August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Headlights from a Border Patrol vehicle are seen along the U.S. border wall with Mexico during sunset in Penitas, Texas, August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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An undocumented man from Mexico is apprehended by Border Patrol agents after allegedly dropping off a group of migrants in an area known for human smuggling near Falfurrias, Texas, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

An undocumented man from Mexico is apprehended by Border Patrol agents after allegedly dropping off a group of migrants in an area known for human smuggling near Falfurrias, Texas, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

An undocumented man from Mexico is apprehended by Border Patrol agents after allegedly dropping off a group of migrants in an area known for human smuggling near Falfurrias, Texas, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A U.S. Border Patrol agent and accompanying canine search a vehicle for narcotics near Falfurrias, Texas, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A U.S. Border Patrol agent and accompanying canine search a vehicle for narcotics near Falfurrias, Texas, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A U.S. Border Patrol agent and accompanying canine search a vehicle for narcotics near Falfurrias, Texas, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Brooks County Sheriff's Deputy Elias Pompa searches for illegal immigrants inside an abandoned elementary school in Encino, Texas, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Brooks County Sheriff's Deputy Elias Pompa searches for illegal immigrants inside an abandoned elementary school in Encino, Texas, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Brooks County Sheriff's Deputy Elias Pompa searches for illegal immigrants inside an abandoned elementary school in Encino, Texas, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A water station to help illegal immigrants survive harsh heat and sun on their journeys north is seen near Falfurrias, Texas, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A water station to help illegal immigrants survive harsh heat and sun on their journeys north is seen near Falfurrias, Texas, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A water station to help illegal immigrants survive harsh heat and sun on their journeys north is seen near Falfurrias, Texas, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Members of the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) attempt to apprehend men and women in a moving vehicle who illegally crossed into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Members of the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) attempt to apprehend men and women in a moving vehicle who illegally crossed into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Members of the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) attempt to apprehend men and women in a moving vehicle who illegally crossed into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Women from the Dominican Republic are apprehended by the border patrol for illegally crossing into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Women from the Dominican Republic are apprehended by the border patrol for illegally crossing into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Women from the Dominican Republic are apprehended by the border patrol for illegally crossing into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A member of the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) is photographed through a night vision device as he guards the U.S. border with Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A member of the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) is photographed through a night vision device as he guards the U.S. border with Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A member of the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) is photographed through a night vision device as he guards the U.S. border with Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A border patrol agent apprehends men from Brazil after they illegally crossed into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A border patrol agent apprehends men from Brazil after they illegally crossed into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A border patrol agent apprehends men from Brazil after they illegally crossed into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Members of the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) give water to an apprehended man who illegally crossed into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Members of the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) give water to an apprehended man who illegally crossed into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Members of the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) give water to an apprehended man who illegally crossed into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A member of the Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue (BORSTAR) Unit checks the head of an injured man from Mexico who was apprehended in Encino, Texas after he illegally crossed into the U.S. border from Mexico August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A member of the Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue (BORSTAR) Unit checks the head of an injured man from Mexico who was apprehended in Encino, Texas after he illegally crossed into the U.S. border from Mexico August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees...more

A member of the Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue (BORSTAR) Unit checks the head of an injured man from Mexico who was apprehended in Encino, Texas after he illegally crossed into the U.S. border from Mexico August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Border Patrol Agent Mark Joffre orders a man from Guatemala to stop running after he and others illegally crossed into the U.S. border from Mexico in Penitas, Texas August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Border Patrol Agent Mark Joffre orders a man from Guatemala to stop running after he and others illegally crossed into the U.S. border from Mexico in Penitas, Texas August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Border Patrol Agent Mark Joffre orders a man from Guatemala to stop running after he and others illegally crossed into the U.S. border from Mexico in Penitas, Texas August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A man from Guatemala is apprehended by the border patrol for illegally crossing into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man from Guatemala is apprehended by the border patrol for illegally crossing into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man from Guatemala is apprehended by the border patrol for illegally crossing into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Women from the Dominican Republic sit grief stricken after being apprehended by the border patrol for illegally crossing into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Women from the Dominican Republic sit grief stricken after being apprehended by the border patrol for illegally crossing into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Women from the Dominican Republic sit grief stricken after being apprehended by the border patrol for illegally crossing into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A border patrol agent is reflected in the window of a van transporting men who were apprehended for illegally crossing into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A border patrol agent is reflected in the window of a van transporting men who were apprehended for illegally crossing into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A border patrol agent is reflected in the window of a van transporting men who were apprehended for illegally crossing into the U.S. border from Mexico in Los Ebanos, Texas August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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