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Immigration Crisis in the Rio Grande Valley

A surge in immigrants entering the United States from Central America has immigration officials scrambling on where to place them. Detention centers are overflowing and rumors have spread throughout Latin America that families accompanied by children can get into the country without being deported. Ground zero for the crisis is the Rio Grande Valley and the struggle to control the surge is playing out in Mission's expansive Anzalduas Park, which adjoins the Rio Grande.
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