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Cars line up to head into the United States (left) and into Canada (right) adjacent to Boundary Bay at a border crossing at Blaine, Wash., in 2009. A British couple who say they accidentally crossed the U.S.-Canada border were arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents on Oct. 3. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Kendieth Russell Roberts and her 5-year-old son Malachai are living with her sister in Florida. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Bahamians Who Fled Dorian Face An Uncertain Future In U.S.

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Jugs of water for undocumented immigrants sit along migrant trails after being delivered by volunteers for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths. The number of immigrant deaths, mostly due to dehydration and exposure, has risen as higher border security has pushed immigrant crossing routes into more remote desert regions. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Extending 'Zero Tolerance' To People Who Help Migrants Along The Border

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A U.S. Border Patrol agent walks along the banks of the Rio Grande near McAllen, Texas. Migrant families often cross the river illegally to enter the U.S. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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A U.S. Border Patrol agent takes an immigrant into custody in December 2018. Numerous members of the migrant caravan crossed over from Tijuana to San Diego but were quickly taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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