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Watch: In a Mexican border city, some migrants give up on asylum

In Nuevo Laredo, dozens of migrants decided that waiting in Mexico for an asylum hearing that could be months away was too much.

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Broken Border

A surge of migrants arriving at the Texas-Mexico border has pushed the country's immigration system to the breaking point as new policies aimed at both undocumented immigrants and legal asylum seekers have contributed to a humanitarian crisis.

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One shelter for migrant children is trying to distinguish itself from Border Patrol processing centers. But protesters keep coming.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the agency running the Carrizo Springs facility for unaccompanied teens, has distinguished its shelters from processing facilities facing worsening conditions. That hasn’t stopped protesters from descending on the town.

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Watch: A conversation on police seizures in Texas and beyond

Watch our conversation about how law enforcement agencies, cities and counties use civil asset forfeiture and why many states are restricting the practice, moderated by Texas Tribune criminal justice reporter Jolie McCullough. Panelists are state Rep. Terry Canales of Edinburg, Harris County ADA Angela Beavers and Jacob Ryan, a journalist with the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting.

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