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Christi holds a migrant child's hand as they walk to the swimming pool. Shuran Huang/NPR hide caption

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'I Know That They're Cared For.' Why One Mom Has Chosen To Foster Migrant Children

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Guatemalan migrant Lety Pérez embraces her son, Anthony, while pleading with a Mexican National Guard member to let them cross into the United States, near Juárez, Mexico, on Monday. Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters hide caption

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Changes to the expedited removal process allow low-level immigration officers to determine if an undocumented immigrant has been living in the U.S. for less than two years. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., joined from left by House Republican Conference chair Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., and Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., speaks to reporters prior to a vote called by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to condemn what she called "racist comments" by President Donald Trump, at the Capitol on July 16, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Opinion: Should Republicans Still Call Themselves The Party Of Lincoln?

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Tania and her husband, Joseph, initially had to stay just across the border in Mexico under a Trump administration program that requires thousands of people to wait in northern Mexico cities while their immigration cases are heard in U.S. courts. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Acting Chief of Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan says he doesn't expect the asylum rule announced this week to be in place for very long. Shuran Huang/NPR hide caption

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Acting Head Of Customs And Border Protection Says New Asylum Rule In 'Pilot' Phase

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A razor wire fence surrounds the Adelanto immigration detention center, in Adelanto, Calif., April 13, 2017. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters hide caption

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'No Meaningful Oversight': ICE Contractor Overlooked Problems At Detention Centers

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People wait in Tijuana, Mexico, on Tuesday to apply for asylum in the United States. A memo notified officers that immigrants at the southern border are ineligible for asylum, with a few exceptions. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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A migrant family waits in Tijuana, Mexico, before being transported to the San Ysidro port of entry to begin the process of applying for asylum in the United States. A new Trump administration rule says immigrants who pass through a third country en route to the U.S. cannot apply for asylum at the U.S. southern border. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Implementing 'Safe 3rd Country' Rule On Migrants Seeking Asylum

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A drawing by a migrant child at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, Texas. American Academy of Pediatrics via AP hide caption

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A search team looks for a 2-year-old girl who went missing in the Rio Grande near the border city of Del Rio, Texas. U.S. Customs and Border Protection hide caption

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A youth in Tijuana, Mexico, stands by the border fence that separates Mexico from the United States, where candles and crosses stand in memory of migrants who have died during their journey toward the U.S. Emilio Espejel/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Hits Some Immigrants In U.S. Illegally With Fines Up To $500,000

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A youth stands Sunday by the border fence that separates Mexico from the U.S., where candles and crosses stand in memory of the father and daughter who died during their journey toward the U.S. Emilio Espejel/AP hide caption

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Border Community Remembers A Father And Daughter Who Drowned Crossing The Rio Grande

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