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Caught at the Mexico-U.S. border

An immigrant who jumped into a canal in an effort to escape capture after illegally crossing the Mexico-U.S. border gives up and turns himself in to a border patrol agent in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

An immigrant who jumped into a canal in an effort to escape capture after illegally crossing the Mexico-U.S. border gives up and turns himself in to a border patrol agent in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren...more

An immigrant who jumped into a canal in an effort to escape capture after illegally crossing the Mexico-U.S. border gives up and turns himself in to a border patrol agent in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Immigrants who illegally crossed the Mexico-U.S. border are apprehended by the U.S. border patrol in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Immigrants who illegally crossed the Mexico-U.S. border are apprehended by the U.S. border patrol in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Immigrants who illegally crossed the Mexico-U.S. border are apprehended by the U.S. border patrol in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Border patrol agents and special operations group members from the Texas Ranger Division seize 297 pounds of marijuana following a drug bust by the Mexico-U.S. border in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border patrol agents and special operations group members from the Texas Ranger Division seize 297 pounds of marijuana following a drug bust by the Mexico-U.S. border in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren...more

Border patrol agents and special operations group members from the Texas Ranger Division seize 297 pounds of marijuana following a drug bust by the Mexico-U.S. border in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A border patrol agent apprehends suspected drug mules shortly after they crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A border patrol agent apprehends suspected drug mules shortly after they crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A border patrol agent apprehends suspected drug mules shortly after they crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Suspected drug mules are apprehended by border patrol agents following a drug bust at the Mexico-U.S. border in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Suspected drug mules are apprehended by border patrol agents following a drug bust at the Mexico-U.S. border in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Suspected drug mules are apprehended by border patrol agents following a drug bust at the Mexico-U.S. border in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Personnel from U.S. Border Patrol, a Texas Ranger Division special operations group and U.S. Customs and Border Protection's air and marine operations seize 297 pounds of marijuana following a drug bust by the Mexico-U.S. border in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Personnel from U.S. Border Patrol, a Texas Ranger Division special operations group and U.S. Customs and Border Protection's air and marine operations seize 297 pounds of marijuana following a drug bust by the Mexico-U.S. border in the Rio Grande...more

Personnel from U.S. Border Patrol, a Texas Ranger Division special operations group and U.S. Customs and Border Protection's air and marine operations seize 297 pounds of marijuana following a drug bust by the Mexico-U.S. border in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Border patrol agents apprehend immigrants who illegally crossed the Mexico-U.S. border in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border patrol agents apprehend immigrants who illegally crossed the Mexico-U.S. border in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border patrol agents apprehend immigrants who illegally crossed the Mexico-U.S. border in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Border patrol agents apprehend people who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near Falfurrias, Texas, April 4. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border patrol agents apprehend people who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near Falfurrias, Texas, April 4. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border patrol agents apprehend people who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near Falfurrias, Texas, April 4. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A levee, which acts as a border wall, is pictured in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 4, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A levee, which acts as a border wall, is pictured in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 4, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A levee, which acts as a border wall, is pictured in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 4, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A border patrol agent apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A border patrol agent apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A border patrol agent apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A border patrol agent uses night vision goggles to look for immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A border patrol agent uses night vision goggles to look for immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A border patrol agent uses night vision goggles to look for immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Border Patrol Agent Sergio Ramirez apprehends an immigrant who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border Patrol Agent Sergio Ramirez apprehends an immigrant who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border Patrol Agent Sergio Ramirez apprehends an immigrant who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Border Patrol Agent Sergio Ramirez apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border Patrol Agent Sergio Ramirez apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border Patrol Agent Sergio Ramirez apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Border patrol agents apprehend immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border patrol agents apprehend immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border patrol agents apprehend immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A border patrol agent and accompanying canine search for immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A border patrol agent and accompanying canine search for immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A border patrol agent and accompanying canine search for immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Border Patrol Agent Sergio Ramirez apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas April 2.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border Patrol Agent Sergio Ramirez apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border Patrol Agent Sergio Ramirez apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Border patrol agents apprehend immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border patrol agents apprehend immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border patrol agents apprehend immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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The possessions of an immigrant who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. are collected following an apprehension in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

The possessions of an immigrant who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. are collected following an apprehension in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

The possessions of an immigrant who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. are collected following an apprehension in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Border patrol agents apprehend immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border patrol agents apprehend immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border patrol agents apprehend immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A border patrol helicopter searches for immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A border patrol helicopter searches for immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A border patrol helicopter searches for immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A border patrol agent track signs left by people who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near Falfurrias, Texas, April 4. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A border patrol agent track signs left by people who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near Falfurrias, Texas, April 4. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A border patrol agent track signs left by people who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near Falfurrias, Texas, April 4. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Border Patrol Agent Robert Rodriguez apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border Patrol Agent Robert Rodriguez apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border Patrol Agent Robert Rodriguez apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Border Patrol Agent Robert Rodriguez looks for signs of immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border Patrol Agent Robert Rodriguez looks for signs of immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border Patrol Agent Robert Rodriguez looks for signs of immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A border patrol agent apprehends an immigrant who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A border patrol agent apprehends an immigrant who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A border patrol agent apprehends an immigrant who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Border patrol agents apprehend immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2, 2018.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border patrol agents apprehend immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Border patrol agents apprehend immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A Border patrol agent apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Border patrol agent apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A Border patrol agent apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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After being apprehended, immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. follow directions from a Border Patrol agent to remove their shoelaces in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

After being apprehended, immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. follow directions from a Border Patrol agent to remove their shoelaces in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

After being apprehended, immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. follow directions from a Border Patrol agent to remove their shoelaces in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Immigrants who turned themselves in to border patrol agents after illegally crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S. wait to be transported for processing in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Immigrants who turned themselves in to border patrol agents after illegally crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S. wait to be transported for processing in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Immigrants who turned themselves in to border patrol agents after illegally crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S. wait to be transported for processing in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Immigrants who turned themselves in to border patrol agents after illegally crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S. wait to be transported for processing in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Immigrants who turned themselves in to border patrol agents after illegally crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S. wait to be transported for processing in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Immigrants who turned themselves in to border patrol agents after illegally crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S. wait to be transported for processing in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A border patrol agent apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas,  April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A border patrol agent apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A border patrol agent apprehends immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 3. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Immigrants who turned themselves in to border patrol agents after illegally crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S. wait to be transported for processing in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Immigrants who turned themselves in to border patrol agents after illegally crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S. wait to be transported for processing in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Immigrants who turned themselves in to border patrol agents after illegally crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S. wait to be transported for processing in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Immigrants who turned themselves in to border patrol agents after illegally crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S. wait to be transported for processing in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Immigrants who turned themselves in to border patrol agents after illegally crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S. wait to be transported for processing in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Immigrants who turned themselves in to border patrol agents after illegally crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S. wait to be transported for processing in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Tracks left by people who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. are pictured in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near Falfurrias, Texas, April 4. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Tracks left by people who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. are pictured in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near Falfurrias, Texas, April 4. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Tracks left by people who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. are pictured in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near Falfurrias, Texas, April 4. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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