Photo Gallery: DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ border visit

BROWNSVILLE — Rio Grande Valley public officials who met with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Thursday are optimistic but skeptical of any immediate relief local communities will see as they continue to face challenges in sheltering a growing number of migrants released from federal custody.

Mayorkas met privately with local officials, federal agents and nongovernmental organizations throughout the day and held a news conference midday at the Brownsville Border Patrol station.

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