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Immigration

8K Migrants Held in Single Texas Border Sector, Say Feds

Border Patrol agents are currently holding an average of 8,000 migrants per day in facilities in the Rio Grande Valley Sector of South Texas. This represents about half of the total number of migrants in U.S. custody nationwide.

Migrant processing shelter in McAllen, Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)