A group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are loaded on to a van in Granjeno, Texas on June 25, 2014. Federal officials released in the past day a half-dozen mothers and children who had been detained at a south Texas detention where they were held after fleeing Central America.
A group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are loaded on to a van in Granjeno, Texas on June 25, 2014. Federal officials released in the past day a half-dozen mothers and children who had been detained at a south Texas detention where they were held after fleeing Central America. Eric Gay AP
A group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are loaded on to a van in Granjeno, Texas on June 25, 2014. Federal officials released in the past day a half-dozen mothers and children who had been detained at a south Texas detention where they were held after fleeing Central America. Eric Gay AP

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