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A mother carries her toddler after crossing into the U.S near a brushy area in Hidalgo on Saturday, Feb.06,2021. The pair were part of a larger family unit that entered the U.S that evening. (Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com)
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Nearly 70 people sit in underneath the Anzalduas International Bridge where U.S. Border Patrol processes immigrants in an outdoor intake site set up a few weeks ago. (Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com)
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A group from Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico are questioned by deputy constables and border patrol agents after crossing into the US on Monday, Feb.08,2021 in Mission. (Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com)
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The undocumented immigrants are apprehended by deputy constables and border patrol agents on Monday, Feb.08,2021 near Bentsen State Park. (Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com)
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Deputy Constable Arnold Salazar directs a family unit to the staging area where they will be processed by border patrol agents on Saturday, Feb.06,2021 in Hidalgo. (Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com)
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Deputies continue working under federal and state programs like Stonegarden and Operation Border STAR. (Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com)
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Deputy Constable Arnold Salazar checks a local cemetery near Abram, Texas on Saturday, Feb.06,2021. The outdoor bathroom is used to hide immigrants .(Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com)
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Undocumented immigrants are seen silhouetted by the lights of a border patrol agents vehicle on Saturday Feb.06,2021. (Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com)
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A group of undocumented immigrants were apprehended by deputy constables and border patrol agents and loaded onto a bus on Monday, Feb. 8,2021. (Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com)
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A small child holds his mother’s hand after crossing into the US on Saturday, Feb.06,2021 in Hidalgo. (Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com)
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Undocumented immigrants wait to get processed underneath the Anzaldua’s bridge on Saturday, Feb.06,2021 in Hidalgo. (Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com)
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Undocumented immigrants are escorted down a path where border patrol agents will process them on Saturday, Feb.06,2021 in Hidalgo. (Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com)
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An undocumented immigrant is apprehended by deputy constables and border patrol agents on Monday, Feb.08,2021 in Mission.(Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com)
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Deputy Constable Roque Vela and Hugo Rangel assist border patrol agents in the apprehension of undocumented immigrants on Monday, Feb.08,2021 in Mission. (Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com)
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A Border Patrol agent takes down information from an undocumented immigrant on Monday, Feb.08,2021 in Mission. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com