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Over 10,000 migrants sleeping under Texas bridge

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. bathe and wash their clothes in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 17, 2021. Haitians fleeing a country hammered by political turmoil and two natural disasters make up most of over 10,000 migrants sleeping on the ground and desperate for food in a squalid camp under a bridge in southern Texas, in a growing humanitarian and political challenge for U.S. President Joe Biden. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. bathe and wash their clothes in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 17, 2021. Haitians fleeing a country...more

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. bathe and wash their clothes in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 17, 2021. Haitians fleeing a country hammered by political turmoil and two natural disasters make up most of over 10,000 migrants sleeping on the ground and desperate for food in a squalid camp under a bridge in southern Texas, in a growing humanitarian and political challenge for U.S. President Joe Biden. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021. Migrants cross back and forth into Mexico to buy food and supplies. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021. Migrants cross back and forth into Mexico to buy...more

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021. Migrants cross back and forth into Mexico to buy food and supplies. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. bathe and wash their clothes in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 17, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. bathe and wash their clothes in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. bathe and wash their clothes in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. rest in a makeshift tent near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, U.S., September 16, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. rest in a makeshift tent near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, U.S., September 16, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. rest in a makeshift tent near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, U.S., September 16, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S., as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. Hundreds of migrants, waiting to claim asylum in an overwhelmed makeshift camp under the bridge connecting Del Rio, Texas, and Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, wade through the Rio Grande and back into Mexico to stock up on essentials they say they are not receiving on the American side.

REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S., as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. Hundreds of migrants, waiting to claim asylum in an...more

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S., as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. Hundreds of migrants, waiting to claim asylum in an overwhelmed makeshift camp under the bridge connecting Del Rio, Texas, and Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, wade through the Rio Grande and back into Mexico to stock up on essentials they say they are not receiving on the American side. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Asylum-seeking migrants walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. bathe in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S., where they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. bathe in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S., where they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. bathe in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S., where they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. rest near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 16, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. rest near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 16, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. rest near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 16, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. bathe in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S., where they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. bathe in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S., where they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. bathe in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S., where they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. carry food and supplies as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. carry food and supplies as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. carry food and supplies as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. buy food from a street vendor near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S., in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. buy food from a street vendor near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S., in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. buy food from a street vendor near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S., in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Asylum-seeking migrants rest under shade near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants rest under shade near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants rest under shade near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Clothes are laid out on the ground to dry under the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Clothes are laid out on the ground to dry under the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Clothes are laid out on the ground to dry under the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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A Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter flies as asylum-seeking migrants walk near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where they are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

A Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter flies as asylum-seeking migrants walk near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where they are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

A Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter flies as asylum-seeking migrants walk near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where they are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Asylum-seeking migrants rest in the shade under the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants rest in the shade under the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants rest in the shade under the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Asylum-seeking migrants rest in the shade near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants rest in the shade near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants rest in the shade near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Asylum-seeking migrants rest in shades under the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants rest in shades under the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants rest in shades under the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Asylum-seeking migrants walk near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants walk near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants walk near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Asylum-seeking migrants take baths and wash their clothes in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants take baths and wash their clothes in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go...more

Asylum-seeking migrants take baths and wash their clothes in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Asylum-seeking migrants rest in the shade under the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants rest in the shade under the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants rest in the shade under the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Asylum-seeking migrants walk near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants walk near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants walk near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Asylum-seeking migrants walk under the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants walk under the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants walk under the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Asylum-seeking migrants rest in the shade near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants rest in the shade near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Asylum-seeking migrants rest in the shade near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. where asylum-seeking migrants are waiting to be processed in Del Rio, Texas, September 15, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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