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Thousands of Honduran migrants and families walk towards the southern Mexico border from Guatemala. Many say they are headed to the U.S. The White House said on Tuesday that a record number of migrant families have arrived at the Southwest border over the last year. Oliver de Roos/AP hide caption

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President Trump addresses the crowd during a rally in support of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on Monday in Houston. Loren Elliott/Getty Images hide caption

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FACT CHECK: President Trump's False Claims On Migrant Caravan, Tax Cuts

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Load Trail has had a hard time hiring welders to fabricate its trailers since Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested about a quarter of its workforce in August. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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After ICE Raid, A Shortage Of Welders In Tigertown, Texas

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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. Anupam Nath/AP hide caption

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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. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Customs And Border Agency Halts Many 'Zero Tolerance' Detentions, Citing Workload

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The Casa Padre facility in Brownsville, Texas, is one of more than two dozen shelters for immigrant children operated by Southwest Key. Department of Health and Human Services hide caption

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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. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A 2-year-old Honduran girl cries as her mother, who seeks asylum, is detained at the Southern border near McAllen, Texas, in June. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Detained immigrant children line up in the cafeteria at the Karnes County Residential Center, in Texas. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration And Advocates Clash Over What's Next For Migrant Children

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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. Khampha Bouaphanh/AP hide caption

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Former National Guard Chief On What A 2006 Border Deployment Tells Us Today

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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. AP hide caption

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People attend an orientation class in filing up their application for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Oops, We Lost Your DACA Application

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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. Kena Betancur /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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