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Crossing the Rio Grande

Jose Martinez, a migrant from Honduras, carries his 2-year old daughter Ariel, as they wait to be rescued by a U.S. border patrol boat during their attempt to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, as seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 14, 2019. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Jose Martinez, a migrant from Honduras, carries his 2-year old daughter Ariel, as they wait to be rescued by a U.S. border patrol boat during their attempt to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, as seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico,...more

Jose Martinez, a migrant from Honduras, carries his 2-year old daughter Ariel, as they wait to be rescued by a U.S. border patrol boat during their attempt to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, as seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 14, 2019. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Migrants refuse help from members of the Mexican immigrant welfare agency Grupo Beta to go back to land as they wait to be rescued by a U.S. border patrol boat during their attempt to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, as seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 14. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants refuse help from members of the Mexican immigrant welfare agency Grupo Beta to go back to land as they wait to be rescued by a U.S. border patrol boat during their attempt to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, as seen from...more

Migrants refuse help from members of the Mexican immigrant welfare agency Grupo Beta to go back to land as they wait to be rescued by a U.S. border patrol boat during their attempt to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, as seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 14. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Migrants use a life buoy to get to the banks of the U.S. side of Rio Grande, as seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 14. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants use a life buoy to get to the banks of the U.S. side of Rio Grande, as seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 14. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants use a life buoy to get to the banks of the U.S. side of Rio Grande, as seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 14. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Migrants try to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants try to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants try to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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The picture shows a pair of shoes left on the banks of Rio Grande by migrants during their attempt to cross it towards the United States, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

The picture shows a pair of shoes left on the banks of Rio Grande by migrants during their attempt to cross it towards the United States, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

The picture shows a pair of shoes left on the banks of Rio Grande by migrants during their attempt to cross it towards the United States, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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A U.S. border patrol boat rescues migrants crossing the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 10. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A U.S. border patrol boat rescues migrants crossing the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 10. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A U.S. border patrol boat rescues migrants crossing the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 10. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Migrants try to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants try to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants try to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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A U.S. border patrol boat is seen on the Rio Grande, seen from a bridge connecting Eagle Pass, Texas, with Piedras Negras, Mexico, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A U.S. border patrol boat is seen on the Rio Grande, seen from a bridge connecting Eagle Pass, Texas, with Piedras Negras, Mexico, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A U.S. border patrol boat is seen on the Rio Grande, seen from a bridge connecting Eagle Pass, Texas, with Piedras Negras, Mexico, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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A migrant carrying a child waits to be picked up by a U.S. border patrol boat while crossing the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 10. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A migrant carrying a child waits to be picked up by a U.S. border patrol boat while crossing the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 10. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A migrant carrying a child waits to be picked up by a U.S. border patrol boat while crossing the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 10. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Migrants surrounded by border patrol agents, sit after being rescued while crossing the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants surrounded by border patrol agents, sit after being rescued while crossing the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants surrounded by border patrol agents, sit after being rescued while crossing the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Migrants from Honduras try to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 10. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants from Honduras try to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 10. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants from Honduras try to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 10. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Migrants are watched by U.S. border patrol agents while crossing the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 10. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants are watched by U.S. border patrol agents while crossing the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 10. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants are watched by U.S. border patrol agents while crossing the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 10. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Migrants crossing the Rio Grande towards the United States are rescued by a U.S. border patrol boat, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants crossing the Rio Grande towards the United States are rescued by a U.S. border patrol boat, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants crossing the Rio Grande towards the United States are rescued by a U.S. border patrol boat, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Migrants try to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants try to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants try to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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A migrant crosses the Rio Grande towards the United States followed by a U.S. border patrol boat, seen from a bridge connecting Eagle Pass, Texas, with Piedras Negras, Mexico, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A migrant crosses the Rio Grande towards the United States followed by a U.S. border patrol boat, seen from a bridge connecting Eagle Pass, Texas, with Piedras Negras, Mexico, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A migrant crosses the Rio Grande towards the United States followed by a U.S. border patrol boat, seen from a bridge connecting Eagle Pass, Texas, with Piedras Negras, Mexico, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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A migrant from Honduras who did not want to be identified walks in the banks of Rio Grande as a formation of U.S. security cars can be seen on the other side of the river, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 11. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A migrant from Honduras who did not want to be identified walks in the banks of Rio Grande as a formation of U.S. security cars can be seen on the other side of the river, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 11. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A migrant from Honduras who did not want to be identified walks in the banks of Rio Grande as a formation of U.S. security cars can be seen on the other side of the river, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 11. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Migrants try to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants try to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Migrants try to cross the Rio Grande towards the United States, seen from Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 12. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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A Mexican federal police officer stands on the bank of Rio Grande as cars belonging to U.S. security forces can be see at the other side of the river, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 10. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A Mexican federal police officer stands on the bank of Rio Grande as cars belonging to U.S. security forces can be see at the other side of the river, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 10. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A Mexican federal police officer stands on the bank of Rio Grande as cars belonging to U.S. security forces can be see at the other side of the river, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, February 10. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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