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Border crossings to Texas on the decline




A mother and child, 3, from El Salvador await transport to a processing center for undocumented immigrants after they crossed the Rio Grande into the United States on July 24, 2014 in Mission, Texas.
A mother and child, 3, from El Salvador await transport to a processing center for undocumented immigrants after they crossed the Rio Grande into the United States on July 24, 2014 in Mission, Texas.
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After a surge of migrants crossing the border into Texas, the traffic has declined considerably.

Mónica Ortiz Uribe, for the Fronteras Desk, explains what may be behind the decline.  



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