President is threatening to shut down the federal government again, unless Congress approves enough funding for a border wall by next week. But the issue is more complicated than building more infrastructure along the border. More than 70 miles north of border is one of Border Patrol’s last lines of defense against illegal immigration. Undocumented migrants try to circumvent the checkpoint Falfurrias check point and end up in brutal brush lands. In Texas, Brooks County is ground zero for migrant deaths due to exposure.

 

 

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