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U.S. forces on Mexico border

James Mattis, U.S. Secretary of Defense, and Kirstjen Nielsen, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, answer questions from U.S. soldiers at Base Camp Donna in Donna, Texas, November 14, 2018. The military announced in late October that over 7,000 troops would go to the border with Mexico as a caravan of Central American migrants slowly heads toward the United States.

Master Sgt. Jacob Caldwel/U.S. Army/Handout via REUTERS

James Mattis, U.S. Secretary of Defense, and Kirstjen Nielsen, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, answer questions from U.S. soldiers at Base Camp Donna in Donna, Texas, November 14, 2018. The military announced in late October that over 7,000...more

James Mattis, U.S. Secretary of Defense, and Kirstjen Nielsen, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, answer questions from U.S. soldiers at Base Camp Donna in Donna, Texas, November 14, 2018. The military announced in late October that over 7,000 troops would go to the border with Mexico as a caravan of Central American migrants slowly heads toward the United States. Master Sgt. Jacob Caldwel/U.S. Army/Handout via REUTERS
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is briefed on the U.S. military's border deployment at Base Camp Donna in Donna, Texas, November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Stewart

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is briefed on the U.S. military's border deployment at Base Camp Donna in Donna, Texas, November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Stewart

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is briefed on the U.S. military's border deployment at Base Camp Donna in Donna, Texas, November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Stewart
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen tour Base Camp Donna in Donna, Texas, November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Stewart

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen tour Base Camp Donna in Donna, Texas, November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Stewart

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen tour Base Camp Donna in Donna, Texas, November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Stewart
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U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 7, secure concertina wire along the California-Mexico border at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in California, November 12, 2018. U.S. Marine Corps/ Cpl. Cutler Brice/Handout via REUTERS

U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 7, secure concertina wire along the California-Mexico border at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in California, November 12, 2018. U.S. Marine Corps/ Cpl....more

U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 7, secure concertina wire along the California-Mexico border at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in California, November 12, 2018. U.S. Marine Corps/ Cpl. Cutler Brice/Handout via REUTERS
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A U.S. Marine helps to make a concertina wire barricade at the U.S. Mexico border in preparation for the arrival of a caravan of migrants at the San Ysidro border crossing in San Diego, California, November 13, 2018.

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A U.S. Marine helps to make a concertina wire barricade at the U.S. Mexico border in preparation for the arrival of a caravan of migrants at the San Ysidro border crossing in San Diego, California, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A U.S. Marine helps to make a concertina wire barricade at the U.S. Mexico border in preparation for the arrival of a caravan of migrants at the San Ysidro border crossing in San Diego, California, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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U.S. Marines set up a barricade with concertina wire at the border between Mexico and the U.S. in Tijuana, Mexico, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes

U.S. Marines set up a barricade with concertina wire at the border between Mexico and the U.S. in Tijuana, Mexico, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes

U.S. Marines set up a barricade with concertina wire at the border between Mexico and the U.S. in Tijuana, Mexico, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes
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U.S. Marines work to move building materials as they harden the border at the San Ysidro border crossing in San Diego, California, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. Marines work to move building materials as they harden the border at the San Ysidro border crossing in San Diego, California, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. Marines work to move building materials as they harden the border at the San Ysidro border crossing in San Diego, California, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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U.S. Army Cpl. Jeremy Crossley, a senior intel analyst with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 7, explains the capabilities of the Puma, an unmanned aerial vehicle, to young men and women from the Customs and Border Protection Explorer Program, in San Diego, California, November 10, 2018. U.S. Army/Pfc. Nyatan Bol/Handout via REUTERS

U.S. Army Cpl. Jeremy Crossley, a senior intel analyst with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 7, explains the capabilities of the Puma, an unmanned aerial vehicle, to young men and women from the Customs and Border Protection Explorer...more

U.S. Army Cpl. Jeremy Crossley, a senior intel analyst with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 7, explains the capabilities of the Puma, an unmanned aerial vehicle, to young men and women from the Customs and Border Protection Explorer Program, in San Diego, California, November 10, 2018. U.S. Army/Pfc. Nyatan Bol/Handout via REUTERS
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent Brock, Capt. Charles Matthews, and 1st Sgt. Brian Rethage, 62nd Engineer Battalion, inspect an underground culvert at the Arizona-Mexico border, November 6, 2018. Courtesy Corey Maisch/U.S. Army/Handout via REUTERS

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent Brock, Capt. Charles Matthews, and 1st Sgt. Brian Rethage, 62nd Engineer Battalion, inspect an underground culvert at the Arizona-Mexico border, November 6, 2018. Courtesy Corey Maisch/U.S. Army/Handout...more

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent Brock, Capt. Charles Matthews, and 1st Sgt. Brian Rethage, 62nd Engineer Battalion, inspect an underground culvert at the Arizona-Mexico border, November 6, 2018. Courtesy Corey Maisch/U.S. Army/Handout via REUTERS
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U.S. Army soldiers with the 889th Engineering Support Company, lay concertina wire along the Gateway International Bridge in Brownsville, Texas, November 10, 2018. U.S. Air Force/SrA Alexandra Minor/Handout via REUTERS

U.S. Army soldiers with the 889th Engineering Support Company, lay concertina wire along the Gateway International Bridge in Brownsville, Texas, November 10, 2018. U.S. Air Force/SrA Alexandra Minor/Handout via REUTERS

U.S. Army soldiers with the 889th Engineering Support Company, lay concertina wire along the Gateway International Bridge in Brownsville, Texas, November 10, 2018. U.S. Air Force/SrA Alexandra Minor/Handout via REUTERS
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U.S. Marines instal concertina wire along the top of the primary border wall at the port of entry next to Tijuana in San Ysidro, San Diego, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. Marines instal concertina wire along the top of the primary border wall at the port of entry next to Tijuana in San Ysidro, San Diego, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. Marines instal concertina wire along the top of the primary border wall at the port of entry next to Tijuana in San Ysidro, San Diego, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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U.S. Army soldiers take rest at the Camp Donna military base in Donna, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

U.S. Army soldiers take rest at the Camp Donna military base in Donna, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

U.S. Army soldiers take rest at the Camp Donna military base in Donna, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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An agent with the U.S. Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) holds his weapon from an armored vehicle ahead of exercises in Mission, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

An agent with the U.S. Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) holds his weapon from an armored vehicle ahead of exercises in Mission, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

An agent with the U.S. Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) holds his weapon from an armored vehicle ahead of exercises in Mission, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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The El Paso Sector of U.S. Border Patrol take part in a crowd control exercise at the railroad crossing on the U.S. border, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 9, 2018. Picture taken through a net. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

The El Paso Sector of U.S. Border Patrol take part in a crowd control exercise at the railroad crossing on the U.S. border, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 9, 2018. Picture taken through a net. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

The El Paso Sector of U.S. Border Patrol take part in a crowd control exercise at the railroad crossing on the U.S. border, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 9, 2018. Picture taken through a net. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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The El Paso Sector of U.S. Border Patrol take part in a crowd control exercise at the railroad crossing on the U.S. border, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

The El Paso Sector of U.S. Border Patrol take part in a crowd control exercise at the railroad crossing on the U.S. border, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

The El Paso Sector of U.S. Border Patrol take part in a crowd control exercise at the railroad crossing on the U.S. border, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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The border wall is seen in the background as U.S. Army soldiers install concertina wire along the United States-Mexico border in Hidalgo, Texas, November 8, 2018. 

REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The border wall is seen in the background as U.S. Army soldiers install concertina wire along the United States-Mexico border in Hidalgo, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The border wall is seen in the background as U.S. Army soldiers install concertina wire along the United States-Mexico border in Hidalgo, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A U.S. Army soldier prepares to install concertina wire along the border in Hidalgo, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A U.S. Army soldier prepares to install concertina wire along the border in Hidalgo, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A U.S. Army soldier prepares to install concertina wire along the border in Hidalgo, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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U.S. Border Patrol agents with the horse patrol unit prepare for exercises in Mission, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

U.S. Border Patrol agents with the horse patrol unit prepare for exercises in Mission, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

U.S. Border Patrol agents with the horse patrol unit prepare for exercises in Mission, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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U.S. Army soldiers prepare to install concertina wire along the border in Hidalgo, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

U.S. Army soldiers prepare to install concertina wire along the border in Hidalgo, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

U.S. Army soldiers prepare to install concertina wire along the border in Hidalgo, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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U.S. Army soldiers take rest at the Camp Donna military base along the border in Donna, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

U.S. Army soldiers take rest at the Camp Donna military base along the border in Donna, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

U.S. Army soldiers take rest at the Camp Donna military base along the border in Donna, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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U.S. Army soldiers stand in line to get water at the Camp Donna military base along the border in Donna, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

U.S. Army soldiers stand in line to get water at the Camp Donna military base along the border in Donna, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

U.S. Army soldiers stand in line to get water at the Camp Donna military base along the border in Donna, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A U.S. Army soldier digs a trench outside his tent at the Camp Donna military base along the border in Donna, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A U.S. Army soldier digs a trench outside his tent at the Camp Donna military base along the border in Donna, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A U.S. Army soldier digs a trench outside his tent at the Camp Donna military base along the border in Donna, Texas, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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The El Paso Sector of U.S. Border Patrol take part in a crowd control exercise at the railroad crossing on the U.S. border, as seen from the Mexican side of the border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

The El Paso Sector of U.S. Border Patrol take part in a crowd control exercise at the railroad crossing on the U.S. border, as seen from the Mexican side of the border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

The El Paso Sector of U.S. Border Patrol take part in a crowd control exercise at the railroad crossing on the U.S. border, as seen from the Mexican side of the border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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The El Paso Sector of U.S. Border Patrol take part in a crowd control exercise at the railroad crossing on the U.S. border, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

The El Paso Sector of U.S. Border Patrol take part in a crowd control exercise at the railroad crossing on the U.S. border, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

The El Paso Sector of U.S. Border Patrol take part in a crowd control exercise at the railroad crossing on the U.S. border, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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The El Paso Sector of U.S. Border Patrol take part in a crowd control exercise at the railroad crossing on the U.S. border, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

The El Paso Sector of U.S. Border Patrol take part in a crowd control exercise at the railroad crossing on the U.S. border, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

The El Paso Sector of U.S. Border Patrol take part in a crowd control exercise at the railroad crossing on the U.S. border, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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U.S. Army soldiers from Ft. Riley, Kansas, put up razor wire fence for an encampment to be used by the military near the U.S.-Mexico border in Donna, Texas, November 4, 2018. 

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U.S. Army soldiers from Ft. Riley, Kansas, put up razor wire fence for an encampment to be used by the military near the U.S.-Mexico border in Donna, Texas, November 4, 2018. REUTERS/Delcia Lopez

U.S. Army soldiers from Ft. Riley, Kansas, put up razor wire fence for an encampment to be used by the military near the U.S.-Mexico border in Donna, Texas, November 4, 2018. REUTERS/Delcia Lopez
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U.S. Army soldiers install barbed wire fence along Anzalduas International Bridge in McAllen, Texas, November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Delcia Lopez

U.S. Army soldiers install barbed wire fence along Anzalduas International Bridge in McAllen, Texas, November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Delcia Lopez

U.S. Army soldiers install barbed wire fence along Anzalduas International Bridge in McAllen, Texas, November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Delcia Lopez
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