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Rancher Hugh Fitzsimons stands next to a pile of debris migrants left behind once they crossed into the United States. Veronica G. Cardenas/Texas Public Radio hide caption

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement raided a cellphone repair company in Texas on Wednesday. Buses left the site a few hours after the raid began, presumably with some of the 280 workers accused of being in the country without proper documentation. Anthony Cave/KERA hide caption

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Eloisa Tamez of El Calaboz, Texas, walks along the border wall in her backyard. She took the government to court over surveying her land and over the compensation she received for the land needed for border wall construction. Reynaldo Leanos Jr./Texas Public Radio hide caption

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Rio Grande Valley Landowners Plan To Fight Border Wall Expansion

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The Nokona baseball glove factory in the small town of Nocona, Texas, is one of the last remaining baseball glove factories in the U.S. Bill Zeeble/KERA hide caption

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A Small Town In Texas Is Home To One Of The Last Baseball Glove Factories In The U.S.

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Children of Mexican immigrants wait to receive a free health checkup inside a mobile clinic at the Mexican Consulate in Denver, Colo., in 2009. The Trump administration wants to ratchet up scrutiny of the use of social services by immigrants. That's already led some worried parents to avoid family health care. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Fear Of Deportation Or Green Card Denial Deters Some Parents From Getting Kids Care

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Larry Woodruffe was charged with capital murder on Tuesday in the Dec. 30 slaying of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes. Harris County Sheriff's Office /AP hide caption

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This sketch provided by the Harris County Sheriff's Office in Houston, Texas, shows an artist's rendition of the suspect in the fatal shooting of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes on Sunday in Houston. Harris County Sheriff's Office via AP hide caption

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Flowers are laid at the base of the statue at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station, Texas. Suzanne Cordeiro /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Staff Sgt. Tom Frame, the author's father, stands at right in this 1968 snapshot from Vietnam. Frame family photo hide caption

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'They Are My Men': A 50-Year Veterans Reunion Helped My Dad Process A Brutal Battle

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Jack Dillon Young of Leakey, Texas, was sentenced on Friday to 55 years in prison for driving into a church bus in South Texas last year, killing 13 people on the bus. Uvalde County Jail /AP hide caption

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People wait in line to vote at a polling place on the first day of early voting on Oct. 22 in Houston. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has been aggressively prosecuting people for voting violations, which critics argue is designed to intimidate non-white voters. Loren Elliott/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz, once political combatants, embrace at a rally in Houston on Monday. "You know, we had our little difficulties," Trump said for the crowd. "It got ugly. ... But nobody has helped me more." Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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