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Migrants released from overcrowded U.S. border facility

Sonia, an asylum seeker from Honduras, waits with sleeping six-year-old son Yankel and daughter Yarisleidy, twins, before boarding a bus with fellow migrant families recently released from detention at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 20, 2019. Border officials are releasing migrants at bus stations to help ease the strain on crowded facilities at the U.S.-Mexico border.  
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Sonia, an asylum seeker from Honduras, waits with sleeping six-year-old son Yankel and daughter Yarisleidy, twins, before boarding a bus with fellow migrant families recently released from detention at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 20, 2019....more

Sonia, an asylum seeker from Honduras, waits with sleeping six-year-old son Yankel and daughter Yarisleidy, twins, before boarding a bus with fellow migrant families recently released from detention at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 20, 2019. Border officials are releasing migrants at bus stations to help ease the strain on crowded facilities at the U.S.-Mexico border. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Migrant families recently released from detention board a bus at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 20, 2019. 
Immigration authorities for years have dropped off migrants at bus stations in the Southwest, after releasing them pending court hearings to decide whether they can stay in the country. From there, they travel to their intended destination in the United States.     
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Migrant families recently released from detention board a bus at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 20, 2019. Immigration authorities for years have dropped off migrants at bus stations in the Southwest, after releasing them pending court hearings...more

Migrant families recently released from detention board a bus at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 20, 2019. Immigration authorities for years have dropped off migrants at bus stations in the Southwest, after releasing them pending court hearings to decide whether they can stay in the country. From there, they travel to their intended destination in the United States. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Migrant families recently released from detention board a bus at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 20, 2019. 
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Migrant families recently released from detention board a bus at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Migrant families recently released from detention board a bus at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Honduran asylum seeker Suelen and four-year-old daughter Breanna board a bus with fellow migrant families recently released from detention in McAllen, Texas, May 17, 2019.  
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Honduran asylum seeker Suelen and four-year-old daughter Breanna board a bus with fellow migrant families recently released from detention in McAllen, Texas, May 17, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Honduran asylum seeker Suelen and four-year-old daughter Breanna board a bus with fellow migrant families recently released from detention in McAllen, Texas, May 17, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Paola, an asylum seeker from Honduras, carries four year-old son Jesse as they wait in a ticketing line with fellow migrant families recently released from detention at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Paola, an asylum seeker from Honduras, carries four year-old son Jesse as they wait in a ticketing line with fellow migrant families recently released from detention at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Paola, an asylum seeker from Honduras, carries four year-old son Jesse as they wait in a ticketing line with fellow migrant families recently released from detention at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Migrants recently released from detention wait in a ticketing line at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Migrants recently released from detention wait in a ticketing line at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Migrants recently released from detention wait in a ticketing line at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Migrants recently released from detention wait in a ticketing line at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Migrants recently released from detention wait in a ticketing line at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Migrants recently released from detention wait in a ticketing line at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Kimberly, a four year-old migrant from El Salvador, draws on the floor as her mother and fellow asylum seekers recently released from detention wait to board buses at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Kimberly, a four year-old migrant from El Salvador, draws on the floor as her mother and fellow asylum seekers recently released from detention wait to board buses at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Kimberly, a four year-old migrant from El Salvador, draws on the floor as her mother and fellow asylum seekers recently released from detention wait to board buses at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Migrant families recently released from detention board a bus at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Migrant families recently released from detention board a bus at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Migrant families recently released from detention board a bus at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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An asylum-seeking family from Honduras waits with fellow migrants recently released from detention to board buses at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

An asylum-seeking family from Honduras waits with fellow migrants recently released from detention to board buses at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

An asylum-seeking family from Honduras waits with fellow migrants recently released from detention to board buses at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, May 15, 2019.   
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Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, May 15, 2019.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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