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Crossing the Rio Grande

Maria, a two year old girl from Guatemala, is held by her mother Jessica as a group of migrants seeking asylum from Central America walk through brush after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Maria, a two year old girl from Guatemala, is held by her mother Jessica as a group of migrants seeking asylum from Central America walk through brush after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January...more

Maria, a two year old girl from Guatemala, is held by her mother Jessica as a group of migrants seeking asylum from Central America walk through brush after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Migrant families seeking asylum from Honduras and Guatemala walk down a dirt road after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Migrant families seeking asylum from Honduras and Guatemala walk down a dirt road after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Migrant families seeking asylum from Honduras and Guatemala walk down a dirt road after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Migrant families from Central America seeking asylum walk down a dirt road after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Migrant families from Central America seeking asylum walk down a dirt road after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Migrant families from Central America seeking asylum walk down a dirt road after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Clothing from Central American migrants litters the bank along the Rio Grande river near the U.S. border with Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 9. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Clothing from Central American migrants litters the bank along the Rio Grande river near the U.S. border with Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 9. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Clothing from Central American migrants litters the bank along the Rio Grande river near the U.S. border with Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 9. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Samuel, a three-year-old migrant from Guatemala seeking asylum, is held by his mother as they walk down a dirt road after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Samuel, a three-year-old migrant from Guatemala seeking asylum, is held by his mother as they walk down a dirt road after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Samuel, a three-year-old migrant from Guatemala seeking asylum, is held by his mother as they walk down a dirt road after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Alondra Poula, a five-year-old migrant from Nicaragua seeking asylum, walks down a dirt road with her mother after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Alondra Poula, a five-year-old migrant from Nicaragua seeking asylum, walks down a dirt road with her mother after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Alondra Poula, a five-year-old migrant from Nicaragua seeking asylum, walks down a dirt road with her mother after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Siblings from Central America seeking asylum hold hands as they walk down a dirt road after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Siblings from Central America seeking asylum hold hands as they walk down a dirt road after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Siblings from Central America seeking asylum hold hands as they walk down a dirt road after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A woman holds the Holy Bible as Arnold Josue, a seven-year-old migrant from Honduras, takes the hand of his mother after a group of seven seeking asylum from Central America were apprehended by the U.S. Border Patrol for illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 9. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A woman holds the Holy Bible as Arnold Josue, a seven-year-old migrant from Honduras, takes the hand of his mother after a group of seven seeking asylum from Central America were apprehended by the U.S. Border Patrol for illegally crossing the Rio...more

A woman holds the Holy Bible as Arnold Josue, a seven-year-old migrant from Honduras, takes the hand of his mother after a group of seven seeking asylum from Central America were apprehended by the U.S. Border Patrol for illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 9. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Baby bottles from Central American migrants are seen on the bank of the Rio Grande river along the U.S. border with Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Baby bottles from Central American migrants are seen on the bank of the Rio Grande river along the U.S. border with Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Baby bottles from Central American migrants are seen on the bank of the Rio Grande river along the U.S. border with Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Migrant families seeking asylum from Central America walk down a dirt road after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Migrant families seeking asylum from Central America walk down a dirt road after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Migrant families seeking asylum from Central America walk down a dirt road after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico in Penitas, Texas, January 10. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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