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A 17-year-old Honduran mother seeking asylum and her 2-year-old son wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge after being denied entry by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers near Brownsville, Texas, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A 17-year-old Honduran mother seeking asylum and her 2-year-old son wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge after being denied entry by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers near Brownsville, Texas, July 2,...more

A 17-year-old Honduran mother seeking asylum and her 2-year-old son wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge after being denied entry by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers near Brownsville, Texas, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A Honduran father seeking asylum and his 2-year-old son are called by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers for entry, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Honduran father seeking asylum and his 2-year-old son are called by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers for entry, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Honduran father seeking asylum and his 2-year-old son are called by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers for entry, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A Cuban mother and daughter seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Cuban mother and daughter seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Cuban mother and daughter seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A Cuban girl waits with her asylum-seeking family on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Cuban girl waits with her asylum-seeking family on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Cuban girl waits with her asylum-seeking family on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Eritrean men seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Eritrean men seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Eritrean men seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Asylum seekers from Guinea (R) and Honduras (L) wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Asylum seekers from Guinea (R) and Honduras (L) wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Asylum seekers from Guinea (R) and Honduras (L) wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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An asylum seeking Honduran man looks out at the Rio Grande while waiting on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

An asylum seeking Honduran man looks out at the Rio Grande while waiting on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

An asylum seeking Honduran man looks out at the Rio Grande while waiting on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A Honduran family seeking asylum waits on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Honduran family seeking asylum waits on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Honduran family seeking asylum waits on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A Honduran girl seeking asylum looks out at the Rio Grande and a U.S. Border Patrol boat while waiting on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Honduran girl seeking asylum looks out at the Rio Grande and a U.S. Border Patrol boat while waiting on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Honduran girl seeking asylum looks out at the Rio Grande and a U.S. Border Patrol boat while waiting on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A Honduran family seeking asylum wakes up on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, June 25, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Honduran family seeking asylum wakes up on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, June 25, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Honduran family seeking asylum wakes up on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, June 25, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A Honduran woman seeking asylum waits on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge as cars pass by, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Honduran woman seeking asylum waits on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge as cars pass by, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Honduran woman seeking asylum waits on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge as cars pass by, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Honduran children seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Honduran children seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Honduran children seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Honduran brother and sister wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Honduran brother and sister wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Honduran brother and sister wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Honduran brothers seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Honduran brothers seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Honduran brothers seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A Honduran family seeking asylum waits on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Honduran family seeking asylum waits on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Honduran family seeking asylum waits on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A Honduran family seeking asylum waits on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 24.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Honduran family seeking asylum waits on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 24. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Honduran family seeking asylum waits on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 24. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A Honduran mother and her 3-year-old daughter seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, June 24. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Honduran mother and her 3-year-old daughter seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, June 24. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Honduran mother and her 3-year-old daughter seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, June 24. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Asylum seekers wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 24. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Asylum seekers wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 24. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Asylum seekers wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 24. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Guatemalan asylum seeker Ruben Prado waits on the Mexican side of the Gateway International Bridge near Brownsville, June 24. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Guatemalan asylum seeker Ruben Prado waits on the Mexican side of the Gateway International Bridge near Brownsville, June 24. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Guatemalan asylum seeker Ruben Prado waits on the Mexican side of the Gateway International Bridge near Brownsville, June 24. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Honduran families seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, June 24. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Honduran families seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, June 24. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Honduran families seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, June 24. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Honduran girls look out at the Rio Grande on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 24. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Honduran girls look out at the Rio Grande on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 24. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Honduran girls look out at the Rio Grande on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 24. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Guatemalan asylum seeker Ruben Prado waits on the Mexican side of the Gateway International Bridge, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Guatemalan asylum seeker Ruben Prado waits on the Mexican side of the Gateway International Bridge, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Guatemalan asylum seeker Ruben Prado waits on the Mexican side of the Gateway International Bridge, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Honduran asylum seekers Elder Diaz and 3-year-old daughter Gisela Diaz wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Honduran asylum seekers Elder Diaz and 3-year-old daughter Gisela Diaz wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Honduran asylum seekers Elder Diaz and 3-year-old daughter Gisela Diaz wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Honduran asylum seeker Elder Diaz and his 3-year-old daughter Gisela Diaz wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Honduran asylum seeker Elder Diaz and his 3-year-old daughter Gisela Diaz wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Honduran asylum seeker Elder Diaz and his 3-year-old daughter Gisela Diaz wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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