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In Overwhelmed Del Rio, Texas, Migrants Cross the Border Freely

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DEL RIO, Texas and CIUDAD ACUÑA, Mexico—Jorge Rios stood watch at his family’s property on the Mexican side of the border between these two cities Saturday while a stream of migrants trudged back-and-forth across the Rio Grande. Many held boxes or bags above their heads as they waded through the murky, thigh-high water. Some carried frightened-looking children.

“It’s like a road. Just people, people, people,” said Mr. Rios, 28.

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