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Kevin McAleenan (right), the Department of Homeland Security acting secretary, introduced four volunteers from DHS agencies who came to the El Paso area in recent weeks to help care for and process migrants. McAleenan was in El Paso on Thursday for briefings on current border conditions. Robert Moore/NPR hide caption

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Tours Of Texas Migrant Detention Centers Reveal Decrease In Population

At El Paso's Border Patrol Station 1 and at the Clint Border Patrol station 20 miles southeast of El Paso, the number of migrants held has dropped sharply in recent weeks.

The Art of Self-Defense is both scathing cultural commentary and dark comedy. The script is "the funniest thing I've ever read," says star Jesse Eisenberg. Bleecker Street hide caption

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Jesse Eisenberg's 'Art Of Self-Defense' Is No Motivational Sports Montage

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Corinthia Isom (right) was just a child when her mother died. At StoryCorps in 2015, Kathleen Payne (left) told Isom why her mom trusted her to take care of her daughter. Carolina Escobar/StoryCorps hide caption

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'You Make Your Own Family': Losing A Mother, Gaining 2 More

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Kevin McAleenan (right), the Department of Homeland Security acting secretary, introduced four volunteers from DHS agencies who came to the El Paso area in recent weeks to help care for and process migrants. McAleenan was in El Paso on Thursday for briefings on current border conditions. Robert Moore/NPR hide caption

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Tours Of Texas Migrant Detention Centers Reveal Decrease In Population

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