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A photo provided by the office of Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, shows detainees in a Customs and Border Protection overflow facility in Donna, Texas, on March 20.

Editorial | There’s no room for partisanship at the border

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 29, 2021
The situation at the U.S.-Mexico border is a human rights issue where there is no space for partisan politics.
Eulalia Dalila Pojoy Cuyuch, 33, of Guatemala (far right) and her family say goodbye to a friend as they wait along the border fence to turn themselves into U.S. Customs on June 14, asking for asylum in Tijuana, Mexico.

Editorial: Troops not necessary to welcome migrant caravan

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 26, 2018
An order from the White House gives these troops permission to use lethal force against migrants to protect Customs and Border Protection personnel. This is yet another example of the Trump administration’s inability to humanely and intelligently deal with immigration.
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