Indigenous women in traditional attire hold placards to protest against the Indian government decision to provide citizenship or stay rights to minorities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan in India in Gauhati, India, in a protest held in May.
President Trump's zero tolerance policy left the CBP struggling to process the number of people it detained — and the agency says it will temporarily stop turning immigrant parents over to prosecutors. Here, a mother migrating from Honduras holds her 1-year-old child as she surrenders to border agents on Monday. The two had illegally crossed the border near McAllen, Texas.
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Watched by Vice President Pence, President Trump on Wednesday shows an executive order on immigration aimed at putting an end to the controversial separation of migrant families at the border.
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Retired Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum, left, and former assistant defense secretary Paul McHale, center, visit Utah National Guard troops as they extend a border fence in San Luis, Ariz., in 2006.
Indianapolis Colts football player Edwin Jackson in a photo from earlier this year. Jackson, 26, was one of two men killed when a suspected drunken driver struck them as they stood outside their car along a highway in Indianapolis.
When Donald Trump announced his bid for the presidency in June 2015 at Trump Tower, he called Mexican immigrants "rapists" among other insults. The tone Trump set on immigration has been picked up by both Republican candidates running for governor.
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Florinda Lorenzo came to the U.S. from Guatemala 14 years ago. She checks in with ICE regularly — a requirement stemming from a 2010 arrest, though the charges were later dropped. She says the check-ins have become "painful and stressful" because she's worried she will be detained.
U.S. Border Patrol boats move along the Rio Grande near an international crossing between the United States and Mexico on March 16. Customs and Border Protection have announced that apprehensions along the southwest border dropped in both February and March, when they usually rise.
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