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Ukrainian refugees wait in a bus stop near the Mexico border in early April. The arrival of hundreds of Ukrainians at the border since the war began has added more pressure on the Biden administration to lift Title 42. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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A little girl and her baby brother were taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents this week after they were discovered abandoned along the U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. Border Patrol hide caption

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks alongside former President Donald Trump during a tour of an unfinished section of the border wall on June 30 in Pharr, Texas. Abbott says he'll continue Trump's border barrier, a pledge that is expected to help the governor in his reelection campaign. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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Controlling The Border Is A Challenge. Texas Gov. Abbott's Crackdown Is Proving That

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A group of migrants rapidly deported from the U.S. under Title 42 wait on the Mexican side of the Paso del Norte International Bridge, between El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico on March 10. PAUL RATJE/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Rejected By 1 Mexican Port Of Entry, Migrants Are Flown By U.S. To Another

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In the Guadalupe Canyon in southeastern Arizona, work crews are dynamiting mountainsides and bulldozing access roads in this stunning landscape to make way for the border wall. Mexico is on the left. John Kurc hide caption

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Trump's Border Wall Builders Carry On Even Though Projects May Never Be Completed

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A new section of the border wall is seen in November 2019 south of Donna, Texas. Trump's 576-mile border wall is expected to cost nearly $20 million per mile, which is more expensive than any other wall under construction in the world. Verónica G. Cárdenas for NPR hide caption

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$11 Billion And Counting: Trump's Border Wall Would Be The World's Most Costly

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A white-tailed deer emerges from the brush. The Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge has some of the richest biological diversity in North America — with 1,200 plants, 300 butterflies, and 700 vertebrates, of which 520 are birds. Verónica G. Cárdenas for NPR hide caption

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Border Wall Threatens National Wildlife Refuge That's Been 40 Years In The Making

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Central American migrants walk along the U.S. border fence looking for places to cross, in Tijuana, Mexico. Rebecca Blackwell/AP hide caption

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7-Year-Old Migrant Girl Dies Of Dehydration And Shock In U.S. Border Patrol Custody

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